Review: could Humira cause Shortness of breath?
We study 135,912 people who have side effects while taking Humira from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,728 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.
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Humira (latest outcomes from 136,627 users) has active ingredients of adalimumab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Shortness of breath
Shortness of breath (latest reports from 1,347,561 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
On Jul, 14, 2014: 135,906 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira. Among them, 3,728 people (2.74%) have Shortness Of Breath. They amount to 0.28% of all the 1,336,042 people who have Shortness Of Breath on eHealthMe.
Time on Humira when people have Shortness of breath * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Shortness of breath||23.41%||33.45%||14.29%||12.22%||13.83%||2.54%||0.26% |
Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Humira * :
|Shortness of breath||68.19%||31.81% |
Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Humira * :
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||0.05%||1.31%||5.23%||10.61%||17.28%||25.09%||40.44% |
Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Humira ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (2,405 people, 64.51%)
- Crohn's disease (974 people, 26.13%)
- Hypertension (591 people, 15.85%)
- Psoriasis (483 people, 12.96%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (418 people, 11.21%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (1,131 people, 30.34%)
- Folic acid (775 people, 20.79%)
- Prednisone (579 people, 15.53%)
- Aspirin (344 people, 9.23%)
- Prednisone tab (327 people, 8.77%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (1 year ago):
VickiL on Jul, 8, 2011:
Let me be the 1st female to develop osteoarthritis while taking interferon treatments. I have been off treatments since 5/27/2011, and my pain keeps getting worse. Joints are freezing up, I can hardly walk or use my hands at times. No pain in back or hips, just feet, hands knees, & shoulders. I hate to say this, but had I known it would be this bad, I think I would have taken my chances with the hepatitis c. My GP is treating me with NSAIDS, but they don't seem to be working. Where do I go from here?
Kim on Oct, 2, 2012:
Vicki I am so sorry to read about what you have been through. I just finished my Intron treatment about a week ago. The arthritis symptoms have started for me also and they are severe. I wondered if your doctors have found anything that helps. I am having a hard time finding information which I am sure you already know. Since we seem to be two of a kind I would love to hear from you. I hope that you are doing better and feeling a little better. You can contact me on this thread. I am looking forward to hearing from you.
Cass on Nov, 7, 2012:
Vickil and Kim, You are not alone; I stopped taking inteferon and ribasphere on 6/23/12. After experiencing severe joint and muscle pain all over, I tested positive for rheumatoid arthritis in late September. I am being referred to a rheumatologist. RA has been identified as a potential side effect of inteferon. I pray relief for all sufferers of this condition.
Sammy on Nov, 17, 2012:
I am 27. I received the depo on oct 3rd and on oct 15th started getting the horrible joint pains. I was referred to a rheumologist and have just been diagnosed with with RA. The doctors dont think it is at all related to the depo but i have a hard time believing them. Been depressed thinking that i have done this to myself by getting the depo. Its nice to have found people going throw the same issues. Have you guys started the medication for ra. I am debating if i want to start medication or wait to see if it goes away after this injectiin wears off. I guess i am curious to know what other people have done. I just want it to go away and not have to be on medication the rest of my life. I just want to tell every woman i know not to get the depo.
Ematerne on Nov, 19, 2012:
Hi guys, I have suffered from chronic fatigue and chronic neck pain for about 4yrs. I went to the doc during this time at least 2-3 times a month trying to get anything that would help get me through each day.
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Karen on Aug, 15, 2011:
I do not take any medications my BP is usually within normal range of 115 over 78. After taking aloe vera tablets. One today and one yesterday...I am experiencing increased BP and heart rate. It did however, take my heartburn away. I will not take anymore aloe vera orally. Will only use it on my skin from here on out. Not liking the feeling that it gives me.
Brandy on Jun, 30, 2012:
I am 29 year old female..I took one capsule at midnight two days ago. I have been experiencing extreme stomach cramps and diarrhea. I can not keep any food in my system. I have been miserable for two days now. I will never take these pills again. I've tried to counter act the side affect with pepto but as of right now that's not working. I am trying to stay hydrated because it's pure liquid coming out. This is the worst feeling every...
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