Humira and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Humira, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain with Humira. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 372,650 people who have side effects when taking Humira from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 06, 2017

372,650 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira.
Among them, 3,401 people (0.91%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Humira cause Weight gain?

Time on Humira when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 31.78 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.6 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.13 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.28 %
  • 10+ years: 0.88 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Humira *:

  • female: 77.55 %
  • male: 22.45 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Humira *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.27 %
  • 10-19: 2.67 %
  • 20-29: 7.07 %
  • 30-39: 13.42 %
  • 40-49: 22.09 %
  • 50-59: 27.87 %
  • 60+: 26.53 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1,186 people, 34.87%)
  • Crohn's Disease (993 people, 29.20%)
  • Psoriasis (455 people, 13.38%)
  • Pain (364 people, 10.70%)
  • High Blood Pressure (361 people, 10.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (535 people, 15.73%)
  • Prednisone (298 people, 8.76%)
  • Folic Acid (263 people, 7.73%)
  • Enbrel (148 people, 4.35%)
  • Omeprazole (129 people, 3.79%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Joint Pain (446 people, 13.11%)
  • Fatigue (440 people, 12.94%)
  • Pain (355 people, 10.44%)
  • Drug Ineffective (355 people, 10.44%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (286 people, 8.41%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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