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Review: could Humira cause Withdrawal syndrome?

We study 135,928 people who have side effects while taking Humira from FDA and social media. Among them, 24 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome and more.

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Humira

Humira (latest outcomes from 136,649 users) has active ingredients of adalimumab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Withdrawal syndrome

Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) (latest reports from 56,389 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, back pain.

On Sep, 10, 2014: 135,928 people reported to have side effects when taking Humira. Among them, 24 people (0.02%) have Withdrawal Syndrome.

Trend of Withdrawal syndrome in Humira reports

Time on Humira when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%50.00%16.67%0.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%

Gender of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Humira * :

FemaleMale
Withdrawal syndrome75.00%25.00%

Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Humira * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%15.00%45.00%10.00%25.00%5.00%

Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Humira ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (14 people, 58.33%)
  2. Depression (8 people, 33.33%)
  3. Ankylosing spondylitis (6 people, 25.00%)
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis (6 people, 25.00%)
  5. Acne (4 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lyrica (10 people, 41.67%)
  2. Methotrexate (7 people, 29.17%)
  3. Gabapentin (5 people, 20.83%)
  4. Neurontin (5 people, 20.83%)
  5. Triamhexal (5 people, 20.83%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I have had this lock for four days now since the very day I had my HUMIRA injection. It started mildly, then disappeared for some hours with what I thought was the effect of NSAID (ibuprofen) but now it is in full force and nothing seems to easy the pain. I am starving as it is almost impossible to eat any solids and I can't even pry/force my mouth open.

    Reply

  • From this study (6 days ago):

  • I am in menopause and no longer experience hot flashes. I have very low heat tolerance and often am feeling uncomfortably hot. I awake every night around 4:00 am and am drenched in sweat even tho I sleep under 2 fans in addition to AC. It takes some time to get cooled off enough to fall back to sleep. The mattress I sleep on is a TempuraPedic and I know this causes heat reflection. I have had this mattress for 7 years, tho, but have only been experiencing these heat episodes for approximately 1 year. Please share your opinion. I have a feeling my meds are combining to cause these heat attacks. Thank you.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

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