Review: could Humira cause Fluid retention?
Summary: Fluid retention is found among people who take Humira, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 136,027 people who have side effects while taking Humira from FDA and social media. Among them, 205 have Fluid retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Fluid retention and more.
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Humira has active ingredients of adalimumab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 136,741 Humira users)
Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 18,437 Fluid retention patients)
On Mar, 12, 2015: 136,021 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira. Among them, 205 people (0.15%) 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||45.71%||29.52%||10.48%||4.76%||8.57%||0.95%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Fluid retention when taking Humira * :
|Fluid retention||80.53%||19.47% |
Age of people who have Fluid retention when taking Humira * :
|Fluid retention||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||8.77%||13.16%||18.42%||21.49%||38.16% |
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 (112 people, 54.63%)
- Crohn's disease (83 people, 40.49%)
- Hypertension (38 people, 18.54%)
- Depression (31 people, 15.12%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (30 people, 14.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (61 people, 29.76%)
- Prednisone (54 people, 26.34%)
- Folic acid (52 people, 25.37%)
- Xanax (26 people, 12.68%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (23 people, 11.22%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Humira for a 57-year old woman with Crohn's Disease. The patient has Blister (small pocket of fluid within the upper layers of the skin caused by forceful rubbing (friction), burning, freezing, chemical exposure)
- A study of drug interactions between Paxil, Clonazepam, Azathioprine, Zorvolex, Humira for a 42-year old woman with Anxiety Disorder, Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Diarrhea, Weight Loss
- A study of drug interactions between Metoprolol Succinate, Methotrexate Sodium Preservative Free, Plavix, Plaquenil, Humira, Folic Acid, Atorvastatin Calcium for a 59-year old woman with Coronary Artery Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Weight Gain
- A study of drug interactions between Alesse, Garcinia Cambogia for a 34-year old woman with Premenstrual Syndrome, Weight Loss. The patient has Fluid Retention, Weight Gain
- A study of side effects of Humira for a 48-year old woman with Arthritis - Rheumatoid. The patient has Confusion
Recent Humira related drug comparison:
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