Could Humira cause Osteoarthritis - from FDA reports
Osteoarthritis is found among people who take Humira, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 358,739 people who have side effects while taking Humira from FDA. Among them, 2,207 have Osteoarthritis. Find out below who they are, when they have Osteoarthritis and more.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
Humira has active ingredients of adalimumab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Humira 360,573 users)
Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, pain (latest reports from 47,497 Osteoarthritis patients).
On Jan, 22, 2017
358,739 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira.
Among them, 2,207 people (0.62%) have Osteoarthritis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Humira when people have Osteoarthritis *:
- < 1 month: 6.89 %
- 1 - 6 months: 15.54 %
- 6 - 12 months: 11.9 %
- 1 - 2 years: 21.05 %
- 2 - 5 years: 30.2 %
- 5 - 10 years: 12.91 %
- 10+ years: 1.5 %
Gender of people who have Osteoarthritis when taking Humira *:
- female: 76.32 %
- male: 23.68 %
Age of people who have Osteoarthritis when taking Humira *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.08 %
- 10-19: 0.61 %
- 20-29: 2.15 %
- 30-39: 4.76 %
- 40-49: 12.97 %
- 50-59: 35.76 %
- 60+: 43.59 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (1,410 people, 63.89%)
- High Blood Pressure (356 people, 16.13%)
- Pain (280 people, 12.69%)
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (277 people, 12.55%)
- Psoriasis (217 people, 9.83%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (665 people, 30.13%)
- Folic Acid (260 people, 11.78%)
- Prednisone (195 people, 8.84%)
- Celebrex (128 people, 5.80%)
- Vitamin D (102 people, 4.62%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Joint Pain (541 people, 24.51%)
- Pain (282 people, 12.78%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (220 people, 9.97%)
- Gait Disturbance (213 people, 9.65%)
- Pain In Extremity (207 people, 9.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Do you have Osteoarthritis when taking Humira?
Browse all side effects of Humiraa b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Drugs that are associated with OsteoarthritisOsteoarthritis
Could your condition cause OsteoarthritisOsteoarthritis
Can you answer these questions?
HI my name is Deb. i just turned 50 in july and have been taking Tegretol since age 9 for Epilepsy. I was just diagnosed with severe osteoarthritis and need a total hip replacement much to the surprise of myself and my doctor. After reading about osteoarthritis on the Internet is am thinking ...
I am new to Humira, 38 year old female. I have gone through the starter pack, one follow dose and I am due for my next dose today. My concerns are I am feeling very tired, shortness of breath and just started week ago diarrhea.....anyone have these symptoms and do they get better or go away or ...
You may be interested in these reviews
I started taking Humira on April 27,2012. By December my hip had collapsed and I eventually had a full left hip replacement in 6/14 (went to several professionals before seeing an orthapedic specialist). I stayed on the Humira and tomorrow I am going to talk to a surgeon about a complete right ...
My feel have developed multiple bone spurs and I am going to be facing surgery to have them removed. A fusion will have to happen in the big toe because of severe arthritis. I have no idea how I will get through three months of casts and crutches and no weight bearing and would love feedback and ...