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Review: could Humira cause Fungal skin infection?

Summary: Fungal skin infection is found among people who take Humira, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Multi-vitamin, and have Crohn's disease.

We study 136,034 people who have side effects while taking Humira from FDA and social media. Among them, 65 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 136,747 Humira users)

Fungal skin infection

Fungal skin infection has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol, crohn's disease. (latest reports from 1,056 Fungal skin infection patients)

On Apr, 1, 2015: 136,027 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira. Among them, 65 people (0.05%) have Fungal Skin Infection.

Trend of Fungal skin infection in Humira reports

Time on Humira when people have Fungal skin infection * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fungal skin infection4.17%20.83%50.00%4.17%20.83%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Fungal skin infection when taking Humira * :

Fungal skin infection83.67%16.33%

Age of people who have Fungal skin infection when taking Humira * :

Fungal skin infection0.00%0.00%4.82%1.20%4.82%39.76%18.07%31.33%

Severity of Fungal skin infection when taking Humira ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fungal skin infection0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Fungal skin infection ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Fungal skin infection0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Crohn's disease (41 people, 63.08%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (34 people, 52.31%)
  3. Pain (24 people, 36.92%)
  4. Insomnia (23 people, 35.38%)
  5. Psoriatic arthropathy (9 people, 13.85%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Multi-vitamin (23 people, 35.38%)
  2. Oxycodone hcl (22 people, 33.85%)
  3. Prilosec (21 people, 32.31%)
  4. Fish oil (20 people, 30.77%)
  5. Prednisone tab (20 people, 30.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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