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 136,027 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 has active ingredients of adalimumab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 136,747 Humira users)
On Apr, 19, 2015: 136,027 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira. Among them, 100 people (0.07%) have Guillain-barre Syndrome.
Time on Humira when people have Guillain-barre syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Guillain-barre syndrome||24.14%||37.93%||13.79%||8.62%||15.52%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Guillain-barre syndrome when taking Humira * :
|Guillain-barre syndrome||56.44%||43.56% |
Age of people who have Guillain-barre syndrome when taking Humira * :
|Guillain-barre syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||1.28%||5.13%||12.82%||20.51%||46.15%||14.10% |
Severity of Guillain-barre syndrome when taking Humira ** :
How people recovered from Guillain-barre syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (52 people, 52.00%)
- Psoriasis (22 people, 22.00%)
- Crohn's disease (13 people, 13.00%)
- Hypertension (9 people, 9.00%)
- Pain (6 people, 6.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (22 people, 22.00%)
- Prednisone (9 people, 9.00%)
- Leflunomide (7 people, 7.00%)
- Aspirin (7 people, 7.00%)
- Prednisone tab (7 people, 7.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Humira, Folic Acid, Methotrexate for a 71-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Depression, Skin Graft, Eyes - Yellow, Fatigue, Nausea And Vomiting, Confusional State, Tremor
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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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