Review: could Humira cause Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness (Weakness)?
Summary: Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness 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 136,006 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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Humira has active ingredients of adalimumab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 136,716 Humira users)
Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness
Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain. (latest reports from 180,459 Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness patients)
On Dec, 30, 2014: 135,988 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira. Among them, 3,427 people (2.52%) have Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness.
Time on Humira when people have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness||24.63%||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 * :
|Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness||69.86%||30.14% |
Age of people who have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness when taking Humira * :
|Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness||0.00%||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 ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness||0.00%||66.67%||0.00%||33.33% |
How people recovered from Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (2,087 people, 60.90%)
- Crohn's disease (1,283 people, 37.44%)
- Hypertension (579 people, 16.90%)
- Pain (552 people, 16.11%)
- Vitamin supplementation (388 people, 11.32%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (1,005 people, 29.33%)
- Folic acid (691 people, 20.16%)
- Prednisone (657 people, 19.17%)
- Prednisone tab (367 people, 10.71%)
- Aspirin (361 people, 10.53%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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