Actemra and Pneumonia - from FDA reports


Summary

Pneumonia is found among people who take Actemra, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Methotrexate, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Pneumonia with Actemra. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 15,836 people who have side effects when taking Actemra from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 30, 2017

15,836 people reported to have side effects when taking Actemra.
Among them, 832 people (5.25%) have Pneumonia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Actemra cause Pneumonia?

Time on Actemra when people have Pneumonia *:

  • < 1 month: 26.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.62 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.19 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.9 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.78 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Pneumonia when taking Actemra *:

  • female: 75.95 %
  • male: 24.05 %

Age of people who have Pneumonia when taking Actemra *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.17 %
  • 10-19: 1.74 %
  • 20-29: 2.32 %
  • 30-39: 4.63 %
  • 40-49: 8.39 %
  • 50-59: 21.56 %
  • 60+: 59.19 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (30 people, 3.61%)
  • Pain (26 people, 3.12%)
  • Preventive Health Care (24 people, 2.88%)
  • Diabetes (18 people, 2.16%)
  • Osteoporosis (15 people, 1.80%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (226 people, 27.16%)
  • Rituxan (115 people, 13.82%)
  • Enbrel (102 people, 12.26%)
  • Prednisolone (87 people, 10.46%)
  • Arava (85 people, 10.22%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Ineffective (152 people, 18.27%)
  • High Blood Pressure (143 people, 17.19%)
  • Joint Pain (133 people, 15.99%)
  • Pain (125 people, 15.02%)
  • Nasopharyngitis (125 people, 15.02%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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