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A 60-year-old male asked:

I quit humira (adalimumab) for my psoriasis/psoriatic arthritis for 4 1/2 months. symptoms returning. can i restart my normal dose or is a loading dose needed?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Clinical judgement: On whether you will need the medicine again in the first place, as why did you quit using it? Decision to restart is based on clinical judgement of the physician(s) managing your case. As for the loading dose, it may be needed if the decision is to restart, best wishes

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Last updated May 11, 2016

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