Humira and Skin cancer - from FDA reports
Skin cancer 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 Psoriasis. This review analyzes which people have Skin cancer with Humira. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 385,672 people who have side effects when taking Humira from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Aug, 22, 2017
385,672 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira.
Among them, 396 people (0.1%) have Skin cancer
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Humira when people have Skin cancer *:
- < 1 month: 9.9 %
- 1 - 6 months: 24.75 %
- 6 - 12 months: 12.87 %
- 1 - 2 years: 14.85 %
- 2 - 5 years: 30.69 %
- 5 - 10 years: 5.94 %
- 10+ years: 0.99 %
Gender of people who have Skin cancer when taking Humira *:
- female: 61.11 %
- male: 38.89 %
Age of people who have Skin cancer when taking Humira *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.45 %
- 20-29: 3.64 %
- 30-39: 4.55 %
- 40-49: 7.27 %
- 50-59: 22.73 %
- 60+: 61.36 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Psoriasis (68 people, 17.17%)
- High Blood Pressure (38 people, 9.60%)
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (34 people, 8.59%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (23 people, 5.81%)
- Pain (22 people, 5.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (63 people, 15.91%)
- Folic Acid (29 people, 7.32%)
- Prednisone (22 people, 5.56%)
- Vitamin D (15 people, 3.79%)
- Enbrel (15 people, 3.79%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (38 people, 9.60%)
- Joint Pain (31 people, 7.83%)
- Drug Ineffective (27 people, 6.82%)
- Pain In Extremity (21 people, 5.30%)
- Injection Site Pain (18 people, 4.55%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I just switched from Remicade to Humira, treating my Crohns disease. Developing HFM was a very unexpected side effect. It developed 24 hours orator my first dose. I'm really miserable, can't do my job (caring for newborns) and wondering about others experiences...how long does it last? has ...
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User reviews to the study
My last Humira injection was 4/19/17. This was the 3rd injection after the starter dose(s). I actually experienced severe leg pain in the back of both legs after the 2nd dose of 2 injections. I challenged the medication and the pain decreased considerably. However, after the 2nd single injection ...
Just noticed pain in right jaw. At first I'm thinking it's tooth issue. But I just went to the dentist a few weeks back and I was fine. And X-rays were taken. So I may or may not rule this out. I don't think I have root canal symptoms but also never had one. Then I thought what else could it be ...
I have been on humira for 10 years. Last summer is when I noticed lupus like symptoms, I had skin rash extreme muscle pain and of course inflamed joints. The final straw started feb 2017 I started to notice alarming hair loss. I have stopped the humira and will see what is next for my ra ...
I hope I am not the only person to address this issue. I think that Humira reduces the body's ability to clean up mutated cells which result in CML. I don't think Humira causes CML. Anyone with a history of anemia, bone pain and night sweats should consider having a biopsy done to see if there ...