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 339,146 people who have side effects while taking Humira from FDA. Among them, 2,147 have Osteoarthritis. Find out below who they are, when they have Osteoarthritis and more.
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Humira has active ingredients of adalimumab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Humira 360,546 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 47,477 Osteoarthritis patients).
On Nov, 21, 2016
339,146 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira.
Among them, 2,147 people (0.63%) have Osteoarthritis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Humira when people have Osteoarthritis *:
- < 1 month: 7.11 %
- 1 - 6 months: 15.25 %
- 6 - 12 months: 11.89 %
- 1 - 2 years: 20.03 %
- 2 - 5 years: 30.1 %
- 5 - 10 years: 13.95 %
- 10+ years: 1.68 %
Gender of people who have Osteoarthritis when taking Humira *:
- female: 76.51 %
- male: 23.49 %
Age of people who have Osteoarthritis when taking Humira *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.08 %
- 10-19: 0.63 %
- 20-29: 2.12 %
- 30-39: 4.86 %
- 40-49: 12.78 %
- 50-59: 36.08 %
- 60+: 43.37 %
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (647 people, 30.14%)
- Folic Acid (243 people, 11.32%)
- Prednisone (184 people, 8.57%)
- Folic Acid. (166 people, 7.73%)
- Prednisone. (140 people, 6.52%)
Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Humira, learn more )
Potential co-existing conditions
- High Blood Pressure (343 people, 15.98%)
- Pain (273 people, 12.72%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (137 people, 6.38%)
- Vitamin Supplementation (136 people, 6.33%)
- Depression (127 people, 5.92%)
Potential co-existing symptoms
- Joint Pain (518 people, 24.13%)
- Pain (270 people, 12.58%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (213 people, 9.92%)
- Gait Disturbance (206 people, 9.59%)
- Pain In Extremity (203 people, 9.46%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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