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Review: could Humira cause Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness?

Summary: Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness 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, 3,427 have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness. Find out below who they are, when they have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness and more.

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On Apr, 12, 2014: 135,878 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira. Among them, 3,427 people (2.52%) have Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness. They amount to 0.26% of all the 1,323,491 people who have Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness on eHealthMe.

Trend of Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness in Humira reports

Time on Humira when people have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness24.63%32.30%15.56%14.69%10.36%2.28%0.18%

Gender of people who have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness when taking Humira * :

FemaleMale
Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness69.86%30.14%

Age of people who have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness when taking Humira * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness0.00%0.03%1.11%7.76%14.22%16.59%24.24%36.06%

Severity of Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness when taking Humira ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness0.00%66.67%0.00%33.33%

How people recovered from Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (2,087 people, 60.90%)
  2. Crohn's disease (1,283 people, 37.44%)
  3. Hypertension (579 people, 16.90%)
  4. Pain (552 people, 16.11%)
  5. Vitamin supplementation (388 people, 11.32%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (1,005 people, 29.33%)
  2. Folic acid (691 people, 20.16%)
  3. Prednisone (657 people, 19.17%)
  4. Prednisone tab (367 people, 10.71%)
  5. Aspirin (361 people, 10.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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