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Review: could Humira cause High blood sugar (Hyperglycemia)?

We study 135,962 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

Humira (latest outcomes from 136,671 users) has active ingredients of adalimumab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

High blood sugar

High blood sugar (high blood sugar) (latest reports from 143,192 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 135,947 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira. Among them, 64 people (0.05%) have High Blood Sugar.

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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  • From this study (7 days ago):

  • My dad has been diabetic for about9 yrs now and started on Huminsulin then. However for the last 6 yrs he has been on Novorapid and Lantus.

    Now I am suspecting a probable Somogyi effect,for the last 3 - 4 months.This started after a recent bout of hypoglycaemia during the day when the blood sugar levels went down to 40 and he had to be revived with Intravenous glucose at a hospital

    Ever since his sugars have been uncontrolled with the sugars being low at about 03.00 A.M. and at about 07.00 A.M. it could be as high as 180. Alteration in the doses of Novorapid and Lantus somehow does not look like it is working and is erratic. How do we address this.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • My daughter was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease 5 years ago and began treatment with Humira and Methotrexate about two years ago. Three months ago our doctor discovered and surgically removed three (3) enlarged lymph nodes in left side of neck. She has intermittent moderate pain in right side of neck around the area of her carotid artery but no abnormal lymph nodes. Pain increases when doctor pressed on carotid artery.

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