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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes, but............: Humira (adalimumab) should greatly reduce and even eliminate the need for prednisone, which is best used in rescue doses when arthritis flares!

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
MD supervision: Is mandatory while using those strong medications, counseling is important too, which I'm sure happened, yes steroids and biologicals suppress the imm ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Side effects: Of the medicines that you are on. See your GYN to discuss contraception that would also help with your spotting and irregular bleeding
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
"Normal" Combination: That is a reasonable combination.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Well...: With these types of parasites, you would be concerned even if you were not taking these medications Be more specific about type of exposure
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A female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Discuss with your Do: Yes I agree it is time to start decreasing the dose of prednisone but do it with your doctor's advice and supervision. This dose(20 mg daily) is too h ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
IV Remicade (infliximab): You need to discuss this with your physicians and rheumatologist. The next move is IV infliximab (the brand name is Remicade). There is no FDA ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It really depends on the underlying cause of the inflammation. There are other options for some of these causes including other tnf agents such as r ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Lowe
16 years experience Pediatric Rheumatology
Talk to your doc: Humira (adalimumab) rarely has any side effects and elevated blood pressure is not one of them.Blood pressure can be raised by Prednisone but also due ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Farrell
20 years experience Occupational Medicine
Arthritis: Try dietary changes. There are forms of arthritis that respond to the restriction of certain things in the diet such as "nightshade arthritis", etc. ... Read More
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