Humira and Osteoarthritis - from FDA reports


Summary

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. This review analyzes which people have Osteoarthritis with Humira. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 372,650 people who have side effects when taking Humira from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 31, 2017

372,650 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira.
Among them, 2,533 people (0.68%) have Osteoarthritis


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Humira when people have Osteoarthritis *:

  • < 1 month: 7.77 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.85 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.66 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 19.79 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 28.3 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.72 %
  • 10+ years: 1.91 %

Gender of people who have Osteoarthritis when taking Humira *:

  • female: 75.91 %
  • male: 24.09 %

Age of people who have Osteoarthritis when taking Humira *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.07 %
  • 10-19: 0.61 %
  • 20-29: 1.91 %
  • 30-39: 4.57 %
  • 40-49: 13.02 %
  • 50-59: 35.38 %
  • 60+: 44.38 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1,598 people, 63.09%)
  • High Blood Pressure (392 people, 15.48%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (326 people, 12.87%)
  • Pain (319 people, 12.59%)
  • Psoriasis (240 people, 9.47%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (665 people, 26.25%)
  • Folic Acid (260 people, 10.26%)
  • Prednisone (195 people, 7.70%)
  • Celebrex (138 people, 5.45%)
  • Vitamin D (127 people, 5.01%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Joint Pain (601 people, 23.73%)
  • Pain (327 people, 12.91%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (253 people, 9.99%)
  • Drug Ineffective (252 people, 9.95%)
  • Gait Disturbance (245 people, 9.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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