Humira and Weight gain - from FDA reports
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 Psoriasis. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain 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 Sep, 21, 2017
385,672 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira.
Among them, 3,546 people (0.92%) have Weight gain
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Humira when people have Weight gain *:
- < 1 month: 28.41 %
- 1 - 6 months: 25.46 %
- 6 - 12 months: 15.01 %
- 1 - 2 years: 12.92 %
- 2 - 5 years: 13.41 %
- 5 - 10 years: 3.94 %
- 10+ years: 0.86 %
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Humira *:
- female: 77.54 %
- male: 22.46 %
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Humira *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.26 %
- 10-19: 2.67 %
- 20-29: 7.06 %
- 30-39: 13.6 %
- 40-49: 22.03 %
- 50-59: 27.88 %
- 60+: 26.42 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Psoriasis (473 people, 13.34%)
- Pain (374 people, 10.55%)
- High Blood Pressure (365 people, 10.29%)
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (353 people, 9.95%)
- Depression (267 people, 7.53%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (535 people, 15.09%)
- Prednisone (298 people, 8.40%)
- Folic Acid (263 people, 7.42%)
- Enbrel (155 people, 4.37%)
- Omeprazole (129 people, 3.64%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (465 people, 13.11%)
- Joint Pain (463 people, 13.06%)
- Pain (384 people, 10.83%)
- Drug Ineffective (377 people, 10.63%)
- Breathing Difficulty (296 people, 8.35%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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