Humira and Fungal skin infection - from FDA reports


Summary

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 358,739 people who have side effects while taking Humira from FDA. Among them, 188 have Fungal skin infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Fungal skin infection and more.

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Humira

Humira has active ingredients of adalimumab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Humira 360,599 users)

Fungal Skin Infection

Fungal skin infection has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, crohn's disease, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 1,912 Fungal skin infection patients).

On Jan, 30, 2017

358,739 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira.
Among them, 188 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: 11.36 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.55 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 29.55 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.82 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.91 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.27 %
  • 10+ years: 4.55 %

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

  • female: 68.85 %
  • male: 31.15 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4.0 %
  • 20-29: 8.0 %
  • 30-39: 8.0 %
  • 40-49: 24.0 %
  • 50-59: 24.8 %
  • 60+: 31.2 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (81 people, 43.09%)
  • Crohn's Disease (54 people, 28.72%)
  • Pain (24 people, 12.77%)
  • Psoriasis (21 people, 11.17%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (20 people, 10.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (27 people, 14.36%)
  • Prednisone (10 people, 5.32%)
  • Omeprazole (10 people, 5.32%)
  • Folic Acid (10 people, 5.32%)
  • Vitamin D (9 people, 4.79%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (36 people, 19.15%)
  • Psoriasis (18 people, 9.57%)
  • Joint Pain (18 people, 9.57%)
  • Fatigue (17 people, 9.04%)
  • Itching (16 people, 8.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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