Review: could Humira cause Fluid retention?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 135,852 people who take Humira. Among them, 205 have Fluid retention. See who they are, when they have Fluid retention and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Humira (latest outcomes from 136,550 users) has active ingredients of adalimumab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease. Commonly reported side effects of Humira include injection site pain, joint pain, rashes, fever, pain exacerbated.
Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) (latest reports from 86,665 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, multiple sclerosis.
On Feb, 28, 2014: 131,195 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira. Among them, 186 people (0.14%) have Fluid Retention.
Time on Humira when people have Fluid retention * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Fluid retention||39.76%||32.53%||13.25%||4.82%||8.43%||1.20%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Fluid retention when taking Humira * :
|Fluid retention||78.07%||21.93% |
Age of people who have Fluid retention when taking Humira * :
|Fluid retention||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||10.20%||9.18%||20.92%||20.92%||38.78% |
Severity of Fluid retention when taking Humira ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Fluid retention||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Fluid retention ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Fluid retention||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (109 people, 58.60%)
- Crohn's disease (73 people, 39.25%)
- Hypertension (36 people, 19.35%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (29 people, 15.59%)
- Depression (27 people, 14.52%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (61 people, 32.80%)
- Prednisone (54 people, 29.03%)
- Folic acid (50 people, 26.88%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (23 people, 12.37%)
- Potassium chloride (22 people, 11.83%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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