Review: could Humira cause Skin cancer?
Summary: Skin cancer 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 Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 136,027 people who have side effects while taking Humira from FDA and social media. Among them, 129 have Skin cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin cancer and more.
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Humira has active ingredients of adalimumab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 136,741 Humira users)
Skin cancer has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, psoriatic arthropathy. (latest reports from 3,998 Skin cancer patients)
On Mar, 6, 2015: 136,021 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira. Among them, 129 people (0.09%) have Skin Cancer.
Time on Humira when people have Skin cancer * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Skin cancer||16.36%||29.09%||9.09%||18.18%||25.45%||1.82%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Skin cancer when taking Humira * :
|Skin cancer||69.57%||30.43% |
Age of people who have Skin cancer when taking Humira * :
|Skin cancer||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.91%||0.91%||6.36%||20.91%||70.91% |
Severity of Skin cancer when taking Humira ** :
How people recovered from Skin cancer ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (71 people, 55.04%)
- Hypertension (32 people, 24.81%)
- Crohn's disease (27 people, 20.93%)
- Psoriasis (23 people, 17.83%)
- Vitamin supplementation (21 people, 16.28%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (32 people, 24.81%)
- Folic acid (24 people, 18.60%)
- Vitamin d (20 people, 15.50%)
- Aspirin (17 people, 13.18%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (15 people, 11.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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