Humira and Skin cancer - from FDA reports


Summary

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:

Could Humira cause Skin cancer?

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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