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Review: could Humira cause Guillain-barre syndrome?

Summary: Guillain-barre syndrome is found among people who take Humira, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 135,962 people who have side effects while taking Humira from FDA and social media. Among them, 100 have Guillain-barre syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Guillain-barre syndrome and more.

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Humira

Humira (latest outcomes from 136,681 users) has active ingredients of adalimumab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Trend of humira reports

Guillain-barre syndrome

On Nov, 13, 2014: 135,962 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira. Among them, 100 people (0.07%) have Guillain-barre Syndrome.

Trend of Guillain-barre syndrome in Humira reports

Time on Humira when people have Guillain-barre syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Guillain-barre syndrome24.14%37.93%13.79%8.62%15.52%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Guillain-barre syndrome when taking Humira * :

FemaleMale
Guillain-barre syndrome56.44%43.56%

Age of people who have Guillain-barre syndrome when taking Humira * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Guillain-barre syndrome0.00%0.00%1.28%5.13%12.82%20.51%46.15%14.10%

Severity of Guillain-barre syndrome when taking Humira ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Guillain-barre syndrome ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (52 people, 52.00%)
  2. Psoriasis (22 people, 22.00%)
  3. Crohn's disease (13 people, 13.00%)
  4. Hypertension (9 people, 9.00%)
  5. Pain (6 people, 6.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (22 people, 22.00%)
  2. Prednisone (9 people, 9.00%)
  3. Leflunomide (7 people, 7.00%)
  4. Aspirin (7 people, 7.00%)
  5. Prednisone tab (7 people, 7.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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