Review: could Humira cause Weight loss?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 135,852 people who take Humira. Among them, 91 have Weight loss. See who they are, when they have Weight loss and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Humira (latest outcomes from 136,550 users) has active ingredients of adalimumab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease. Commonly reported side effects of Humira include injection site pain, joint pain, rashes, fever, pain exacerbated.
Weight loss (latest reports from 96,207 patients) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.
On Mar, 5, 2014: 135,852 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira. Among them, 91 people (0.07%) have Weight Loss.
Time on Humira when people have Weight loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight loss||2.86%||28.57%||20.00%||28.57%||17.14%||0.00%||2.86% |
Gender of people who have Weight loss when taking Humira * :
|Weight loss||70.97%||29.03% |
Age of people who have Weight loss when taking Humira * :
|Weight loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||5.56%||22.22%||25.56%||25.56%||21.11% |
Severity of Weight loss when taking Humira ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight loss||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (47 people, 51.65%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (26 people, 28.57%)
- Psoriasis (25 people, 27.47%)
- Vitamin supplementation (22 people, 24.18%)
- Hypertension (17 people, 18.68%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Folic acid (38 people, 41.76%)
- Methotrexate (32 people, 35.16%)
- Xanax (21 people, 23.08%)
- Vitamin b-12 (15 people, 16.48%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (15 people, 16.48%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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