Review: could Humira cause High blood sugar?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 4, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 135,852 people who take Humira. Among them, 64 have High blood sugar. See who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Humira (latest outcomes from 136,550 users) has active ingredients of adalimumab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease. Commonly reported side effects of Humira include injection site pain, joint pain, rashes, fever, pain exacerbated.
High blood sugar
High blood sugar (high blood sugar) (latest reports from 139,491 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder.
On Mar, 4, 2014: 131,195 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira. Among them, 64 people (0.05%) have High Blood Sugar.
Time on Humira when people have High blood sugar * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood sugar||23.08%||26.92%||15.38%||23.08%||11.54%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have High blood sugar when taking Humira * :
|High blood sugar||74.68%||25.32% |
Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Humira * :
|High blood sugar||0.00%||0.00%||9.84%||0.00%||0.00%||26.23%||24.59%||39.34% |
Severity of High blood sugar when taking Humira ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood sugar||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from High blood sugar ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood sugar||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (40 people, 62.50%)
- Psoriasis (11 people, 17.19%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (9 people, 14.06%)
- Hypertension (9 people, 14.06%)
- Crohn's disease (8 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (21 people, 32.81%)
- Prednisone tab (11 people, 17.19%)
- Folic acid (10 people, 15.62%)
- Prednisone (10 people, 15.62%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (9 people, 14.06%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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