Humira and High blood sugar - from FDA reports
High blood sugar is found among people who take Humira, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have High blood sugar with Humira. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 372,650 people who have side effects when taking Humira from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 12, 2017
372,650 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira.
Among them, 136 people (0.04%) have High Blood Sugar
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Humira when people have High Blood Sugar *:
- < 1 month: 15.09 %
- 1 - 6 months: 28.3 %
- 6 - 12 months: 15.09 %
- 1 - 2 years: 16.98 %
- 2 - 5 years: 20.75 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.89 %
- 10+ years: 1.89 %
Gender of people who have High Blood Sugar when taking Humira *:
- female: 66.15 %
- male: 33.85 %
Age of people who have High Blood Sugar when taking Humira *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 2.88 %
- 20-29: 0.96 %
- 30-39: 5.77 %
- 40-49: 23.08 %
- 50-59: 28.85 %
- 60+: 38.46 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (66 people, 48.53%)
- Psoriasis (24 people, 17.65%)
- High Blood Pressure (22 people, 16.18%)
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (19 people, 13.97%)
- Crohn's Disease (17 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (25 people, 18.38%)
- Prednisone (13 people, 9.56%)
- Metformin (11 people, 8.09%)
- Leflunomide (8 people, 5.88%)
- Folic Acid (8 people, 5.88%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea And Vomiting (17 people, 12.50%)
- Nausea (17 people, 12.50%)
- High Blood Pressure (15 people, 11.03%)
- Headache (13 people, 9.56%)
- Fatigue (12 people, 8.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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