eHealthMe - FDA and Social Media, Personalized eHealthMe - a cloud computing service for drugs

FDA and Social Media, Personalized

How to?

Review: could Humira cause Skin cancer?

We study 135,925 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.

Stay connected: join a mobile support group for people who take Humira and have Skin cancer >>>


Humira (latest outcomes from 136,636 users) has active ingredients of adalimumab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Skin cancer

Skin cancer (latest reports from 18,638 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, psoriatic arthropathy.

On Aug, 13, 2014: 135,925 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira. Among them, 129 people (0.09%) have Skin Cancer. They amount to 0.69% of all the 18,627 people who have Skin Cancer on eHealthMe.

Trend of Skin cancer in Humira reports

Time on Humira when people have Skin cancer * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Skin cancer16.36%29.09%9.09%18.18%25.45%1.82%0.00%

Gender of people who have Skin cancer when taking Humira * :

Skin cancer69.57%30.43%

Age of people who have Skin cancer when taking Humira * :

Skin cancer0.00%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 * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (71 people, 55.04%)
  2. Hypertension (32 people, 24.81%)
  3. Crohn's disease (27 people, 20.93%)
  4. Psoriasis (23 people, 17.83%)
  5. Vitamin supplementation (21 people, 16.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (32 people, 24.81%)
  2. Folic acid (24 people, 18.60%)
  3. Vitamin d (20 people, 15.50%)
  4. Aspirin (17 people, 13.18%)
  5. Levothyroxine sodium (15 people, 11.63%)

* 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.

You can also:

Get connected! Join a mobile support group to help out with your experience or learn from others anytime and anywhere:
- group for people who take Humira and have Skin Cancer
- group for people who take Humira
- group for people who have Skin Cancer

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I had Pan ulverative colitis since 2000. two years ago had bad pain in joints, back neck. and was diagnosed with fibromyalgia

    this year the dr diagnosed me as lupus

    he gave me neoral since 2 months and i am not getting any better

    burning sensation in hands and feet all day and night
    cant sleep at all


    miller on Jul, 22, 2014:

    You should be tested for Lyme. Igenex out of California is the best lab for accurate testing..


  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Still on course of antibiotics (10 day) . Skin tender to touch/pains,aching down spine/sick/shivering/sweating/constantly sleeping/head throbbing/turning into a cough now/ strong smelling urine/wetting myself before getting to toilet/very thirsty/bloated too.


  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Pain is worse on the right side. Effecting my sleep and energy


Post a new comment    OR    Read more comments

Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

More questions for: Humira, Skin cancer

You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):

  • Transient global amnesia
    Having been on Humira for 12 months with full clearing of all symptoms of severe plaque psoriasis, I am a little unnerved by this episode. I was out clearing a substantial amount of snow from one of our decks. I remember being at the half way mark, and the next thing I remember is being on the way ...

More reviews for: Humira, Skin cancer

On eHealthMe, Humira (adalimumab) is often used for rheumatoid arthritis. Find out below the conditions Humira is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is Humira used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Could it be a symptom from a condition:

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause it?

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

39 million health professionals and patients have studied on eHealthMe. Recent studies:

- Topamax for a 40-year old woman who has Migraine (39 minutes ago)

- Prozac for a 19-year old girl who has Depression (1 hour ago)

- Simvastatin, Aspirin, Clopidogrel for a 51-year old m ... (4 hours ago)

Related study

- Humira side effects


Related symptom

- Skin Cancer



Recent user comments

- "My wife took Milk of Magnesia only a few times. Most ... " (4 hours ago)

- "I am also diabetic and have high blood cholesterol an ... " (1 day ago)

- "I have had these symptoms when I have gone 3-4 days o ... " (1 day ago)


Recent mobile support groups

- Candesartan Cilexetil and Migraine

- Hepatitis C and Gallbladder Polyp

- Cyclobenzaprine and Subutex

- Anxiety

- Flomax and Cutaneous Vasculitis


Popular searches

- Tocilizumab
- Methamphetamine Hydrochloride
- Amyloidosis
- Avelox
- Actemra

Recent updates on eHealthMe:

- Disease Recurrence in Vivelle (0 second ago)

- Ventricular Hypertrophy in Didronel (1 second ago)

- Urticaria Pressure in Cdf/cdf (2 seconds ago)

- Kariva, Haloperidol Lactate drug interactions (3 seconds ago)

- Tear Discolouration in Xanax (4 seconds ago)


Drugs: A 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
Conditions: A 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
Side effects: A 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
Symptoms: A 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

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Advertise - Apps - Testimonials - Contact us

© 2014 All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of's terms of service and privacy policy.