Does humira make you tired?
Fatigue is found among people who take Humira, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Psoriasis. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 452,420 people who have side effects when taking Humira from FDA, and is updated regularly.
Is Humira as scary as I think? No, Humira is not a scary drug, unless you have an allergic reaction, even then the reaction is less than with other drugs. Every ten days, out of the fridge, warm to room temp for 20 min, pick a spot, prep, inject, go on with life.
What are the long term effects of Humira? Common side effects of Humira include: upper respiratory tract infection, headache, injection site reaction, skin rash, antibody development, sinusitis, and pain at injection site. Other side effects include: urinary tract infection, abdominal pain, and flu-like symptoms. See below for a comprehensive list of adverse effects.
Does Humira cause increased appetite? Appetite increase: Some Humira users have reported increased appetite as a side effect of treatment. If your appetite increases, this may lead you to consume more food (i.e. calories) than usual which would explain your weight gain.
Will you have weakness with Humira? Weakness is found among people who take Humira, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 – 6 months, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Psoriasis.
What kind of cancer can you get from Humira?
What kind of cancer can you get from Humira? I’ve read, and I’ve also heard anecdotally from doctors, that the main reason for the “rare cancer in young people” warning on Humira is because of a very specific reason: some patients, mostly teenage boys and young men, taking Humira in combination with IBD drugs Imuran or Purinethol developed a rare and deadly type of lymphoma.
What are the risks of taking Humira and Enbrel? They can slow down or even stop progression of autoimmune diseases, but they comes with warnings about risk for serious infections or increases in cancer. (I’m focusing on Humira and Enbrel here because, at least in my experience, these are the most common “starter” biologics.)
Is it safe to take Humira for psoriatic arthritis? Importantly, a study that included all kinds of conditions treated with biologics found that the same held true for RA, AS, and psoriatic arthritis patients taking Humira when compared to the general population.