Review: could Humira cause Fungal Skin Infection?


Fungal skin infection is found among people who take Humira, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 199,201 people who have side effects while taking Humira from FDA and social media. Among them, 91 have Fungal skin infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Fungal skin infection and more.

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Humira has active ingredients of adalimumab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Humira 220,381 users)

Fungal Skin Infection

Fungal skin infection has been reported by people with muscle aches, torsade de pointes, breathing difficulty, abdominal pain, back pain (latest reports from 1,298 Fungal skin infection patients).

On Aug, 27, 2016

199,201 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira.
Among them, 91 people (0.05%) have Fungal Skin Infection

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Humira cause Fungal skin infection?

Time on Humira when people have Fungal Skin Infection *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 32.14 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 32.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.43 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Fungal Skin Infection when taking Humira *:

  • female: 72.53 %
  • male: 27.47 %

Age of people who have Fungal Skin Infection when taking Humira *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4.48 %
  • 20-29: 1.49 %
  • 30-39: 5.97 %
  • 40-49: 29.85 %
  • 50-59: 22.39 %
  • 60+: 35.82 %

Severity if Fungal Skin Infection when taking Humira **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Fungal Skin Infection **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (44 people)
  • Crohn's Disease (26 people)
  • Pain (15 people)
  • Insomnia (10 people)
  • Depression (8 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (13 people)
  • Omeprazole (10 people)
  • Folic Acid (8 people)
  • Prilosec (7 people)
  • Prednisone Tab (7 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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