Review: could Humira cause High blood sugar (Hyperglycemia)?
Summary: 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.
We study 136,027 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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Humira has active ingredients of adalimumab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 136,741 Humira users)
High blood sugar
High blood sugar (high blood sugar) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 17,128 High blood sugar patients)
On Mar, 14, 2015: 136,021 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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Metoprolol Succinate, Methotrexate Sodium Preservative Free, Plavix, Plaquenil, Humira, Folic Acid, Atorvastatin Calcium for a 59-year old woman with Coronary Artery Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Weight Gain
- A study of side effects of Humira for a 48-year old woman with Arthritis - Rheumatoid. The patient has Confusion
- A study of side effects of Nexium Iv for a 55-year old woman with Heartburn - Chronic. The patient has High Blood Sugar (high blood sugar)
- A study of side effects of Humira for a 35-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Menstrual Periods - Heavy, Prolonged, Or Irregular (long menstrual cycle with more bleeding)
- A study of side effects of Allopurinol for a 67-year old man with Gout. The patient has High Blood Glucose Level (high blood sugar)
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