Review: could Humira cause Weight Loss?


Weight loss is found among people who take Humira, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Folic Acid, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 199,200 people who have side effects while taking Humira from FDA and social media. Among them, 131 have Weight loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss and more.

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Humira has active ingredients of adalimumab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Humira 181,879 users)

Weight Loss

Weight loss has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, diarrhea, malaise, fatigue (latest reports from 20,271 Weight loss patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

199,200 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira.
Among them, 131 people (0.07%) have Weight Loss

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Humira cause Weight loss?

Time on Humira when people have Weight Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 34.48 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.34 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 31.03 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.79 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.45 %
  • 10+ years: 6.9 %

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

  • female: 73.64 %
  • male: 26.36 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.25 %
  • 20-29: 6.25 %
  • 30-39: 16.25 %
  • 40-49: 31.25 %
  • 50-59: 28.75 %
  • 60+: 16.25 %

Severity if Weight Loss when taking Humira **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Weight Loss **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (53 people)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (22 people)
  • Psoriasis (21 people)
  • Hypertension (16 people)
  • Pain (14 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Folic Acid (29 people)
  • Methotrexate (22 people)
  • Prednisone (18 people)
  • Xanax (16 people)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (14 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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