Humira and Fluid retention - from FDA reports
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 Psoriasis. This review analyzes which people have Fluid retention with Humira. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 385,672 people who have side effects when taking Humira from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 22, 2017
385,672 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira.
Among them, 556 people (0.14%) have Fluid retention
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Humira when people have Fluid retention *:
- < 1 month: 32.1 %
- 1 - 6 months: 30.86 %
- 6 - 12 months: 11.73 %
- 1 - 2 years: 6.79 %
- 2 - 5 years: 13.58 %
- 5 - 10 years: 4.94 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Fluid retention when taking Humira *:
- female: 75.14 %
- male: 24.86 %
Age of people who have Fluid retention when taking Humira *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 2.05 %
- 20-29: 3.84 %
- 30-39: 8.18 %
- 40-49: 18.16 %
- 50-59: 23.79 %
- 60+: 43.99 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Psoriasis (74 people, 13.31%)
- High Blood Pressure (64 people, 11.51%)
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (58 people, 10.43%)
- Pain (48 people, 8.63%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (40 people, 7.19%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (91 people, 16.37%)
- Folic Acid (67 people, 12.05%)
- Prednisone (56 people, 10.07%)
- Lasix (40 people, 7.19%)
- Xanax (31 people, 5.58%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weight Increased (102 people, 18.35%)
- Oedema Peripheral (80 people, 14.39%)
- Breathing Difficulty (75 people, 13.49%)
- Pain (71 people, 12.77%)
- Joint Pain (66 people, 11.87%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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