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Review: could Humira cause Gingivitis?

Summary: Gingivitis could be caused by Humira, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 135,867 people who have side effects while taking Humira from FDA and social media. Among them, 89 have Gingivitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Gingivitis and more.

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On Apr, 12, 2014: 135,878 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira. Among them, 89 people (0.07%) have Gingivitis. They amount to 0.23% of all the 38,570 people who have Gingivitis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Gingivitis in Humira reports

Time on Humira when people have Gingivitis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Gingivitis20.00%16.00%16.00%16.00%16.00%16.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Gingivitis when taking Humira * :

FemaleMale
Gingivitis63.16%36.84%

Age of people who have Gingivitis when taking Humira * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gingivitis0.00%0.00%1.75%5.26%7.02%37.72%18.42%29.82%

Severity of Gingivitis when taking Humira ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Gingivitis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (73 people, 82.02%)
  2. Pain (18 people, 20.22%)
  3. Vitamin supplementation (16 people, 17.98%)
  4. Blood pressure (14 people, 15.73%)
  5. Infection (14 people, 15.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (41 people, 46.07%)
  2. Folic acid (34 people, 38.20%)
  3. Lyrica (23 people, 25.84%)
  4. Prednisone (20 people, 22.47%)
  5. Amitriptyline hcl (17 people, 19.10%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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