Review: could Humira cause Oral Lichen Planus?


Oral lichen planus 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 Arava, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 199,199 people who have side effects while taking Humira from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Oral lichen planus. Find out below who they are, when they have Oral lichen planus and more.

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Humira has active ingredients of adalimumab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Humira 181,879 users)

Oral Lichen Planus

Oral lichen planus (a chronic inflammatory disease that causes bilateral white striations, papules, or plaques on the buccal mucosa) has been reported by people with ageusia, oral pain, lichen planus, sprains, weakness (latest reports from 273 Oral lichen planus patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

199,199 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira.
Among them, 9 people (0.0%) have Oral Lichen Planus

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Humira cause Oral lichen planus?

Time on Humira when people have Oral Lichen Planus *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 60 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Oral Lichen Planus when taking Humira *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Oral Lichen Planus when taking Humira *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 11.11 %
  • 30-39: 11.11 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 44.44 %

Severity if Oral Lichen Planus when taking Humira **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (5 people)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (2 people)
  • Hypertension (2 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (2 people)
  • Sleep Disorder Therapy (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Arava (2 people)
  • Urso 250 (1 person)
  • Teva-Atorvastatin (1 person)
  • Remeron (1 person)
  • Prednisone (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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