A 31-year-old male asked:
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could humira (adalimumab) cause drug-induced lupus on the head ? some small lesions on the head. (rheumatoid arthritis)

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Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
25 years experience Rheumatology
Rare side effect : Demyelination CNS disease and drug induced lupus are rare side effects of humira (adalimumab). Best to consult with your prescribing Doctor sooner than later. Best wishes
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Humira (adalimumab) and lupus: Anti-TNFs drugs have been associated with Lupus. But it may also be other conditions like fungus ,eczema. impetigo. Could try over the counter selsun blue see if helps .Discuss with rheumatologist , http://rheumatology.oxfordjournals.org/content/48/7/716.full.pdf
Answered on Jun 10, 2016
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