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Can you get a swine flu shot while you are taking humira (adalimumab)?

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Dr. Booth Wainscoat
Infectious Disease 22 years experience
It depends: Humira (adalimumab) & other anti-tnf therapies have been associated with an increased risk for developing infection. It is recommended that all patients be up to date with all immunizations prior to beginning Humira (adalimumab) or other anti-tnf therapies. All flu vaccines except the live flu vaccine are safe to receive during Humira (adalimumab) treatment. For 2011 the swine (h1n1) vaccine is included in the general influenza vaccine.
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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Yes: If you receive the killed vaccine, not the live one.
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Last updated Aug 31, 2017

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