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Review: could Humira cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?

We study 135,947 people who have side effects while taking Humira from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,206 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Humira

Humira (latest outcomes from 136,658 users) has active ingredients of adalimumab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 527,553 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Sep, 10, 2014: 135,928 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira. Among them, 1,206 people (0.89%) have Weight Gain.

Trend of Weight gain in Humira reports

Time on Humira when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain22.72%32.08%16.16%15.93%11.01%1.64%0.47%

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

FemaleMale
Weight gain81.36%18.64%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%0.08%1.75%4.72%15.75%22.60%30.29%24.81%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Humira ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain0.00%14.29%71.43%14.29%

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain0.00%14.29%85.71%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (733 people, 60.78%)
  2. Crohn's disease (472 people, 39.14%)
  3. Pain (282 people, 23.38%)
  4. Hypertension (251 people, 20.81%)
  5. Psoriasis (207 people, 17.16%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (355 people, 29.44%)
  2. Prednisone (294 people, 24.38%)
  3. Folic acid (251 people, 20.81%)
  4. Aspirin (122 people, 10.12%)
  5. Calcium (110 people, 9.12%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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