Could Humira cause Lymphoma - from FDA reports
Lymphoma 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 339,150 people who have side effects while taking Humira from FDA. Among them, 576 have Lymphoma. Find out below who they are, when they have Lymphoma and more.
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Humira has active ingredients of adalimumab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Humira 360,541 users)
Lymphoma (cancer that begins in immune system cells) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, lymphoma, multiple sclerosis, crohn's disease, high blood pressure (latest reports from 15,450 Lymphoma patients).
On Nov, 29, 2016
339,150 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira.
Among them, 576 people (0.17%) have Lymphoma
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Humira when people have Lymphoma *:
- < 1 month: 8.5 %
- 1 - 6 months: 25.85 %
- 6 - 12 months: 16.33 %
- 1 - 2 years: 20.07 %
- 2 - 5 years: 19.39 %
- 5 - 10 years: 8.5 %
- 10+ years: 1.36 %
Gender of people who have Lymphoma when taking Humira *:
- female: 56.08 %
- male: 43.92 %
Age of people who have Lymphoma when taking Humira *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.31 %
- 10-19: 4.08 %
- 20-29: 4.7 %
- 30-39: 7.84 %
- 40-49: 15.36 %
- 50-59: 23.82 %
- 60+: 43.89 %
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (106 people, 18.40%)
- Folic Acid (50 people, 8.68%)
- Prednisone (40 people, 6.94%)
- Enbrel (33 people, 5.73%)
- Remicade (25 people, 4.34%)
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Potential co-existing conditions
- Crohn's Disease (91 people, 15.80%)
- Psoriasis (79 people, 13.72%)
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (38 people, 6.60%)
- Ankylosing Spondylitis (37 people, 6.42%)
- High Blood Pressure (33 people, 5.73%)
Potential co-existing symptoms
- Lymph Follicular Hypertrophy (68 people, 11.81%)
- Fever (43 people, 7.47%)
- Weight Decreased (42 people, 7.29%)
- Fatigue (36 people, 6.25%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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