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Review: could Humira cause High blood sugar?

Summary: High blood sugar could be caused by Humira, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, 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, 64 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.

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On Apr, 14, 2014: 135,878 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira. Among them, 64 people (0.05%) have High Blood Sugar. They amount to 0.05% of all the 141,121 people who have High Blood Sugar on eHealthMe.

Trend of High blood sugar in Humira reports

Time on Humira when people have High blood sugar * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood sugar23.08%26.92%15.38%23.08%11.54%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have High blood sugar when taking Humira * :

FemaleMale
High blood sugar74.68%25.32%

Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Humira * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood sugar0.00%0.00%9.84%0.00%0.00%26.23%24.59%39.34%

Severity of High blood sugar when taking Humira ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
High blood sugar0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from High blood sugar ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
High blood sugar0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (40 people, 62.50%)
  2. Psoriasis (11 people, 17.19%)
  3. Psoriatic arthropathy (9 people, 14.06%)
  4. Hypertension (9 people, 14.06%)
  5. Crohn's disease (8 people, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (21 people, 32.81%)
  2. Prednisone tab (11 people, 17.19%)
  3. Folic acid (10 people, 15.62%)
  4. Prednisone (10 people, 15.62%)
  5. Levothyroxine sodium (9 people, 14.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I never had any symptoms of raynauds until is was put on methotrexate,and then Enbrel,and now Humira.I used a automotive laser thermometer to check my arm
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