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A 31-year-old male asked:

Does humira (adalimumab) cause lupus ?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Never heard of it: I can't think of a mechanism wherein Humira (adalimumab) would lead to Lupus. However it is usually used to treat autoimmune disorders and those who already have an autoimmune disease are at risk to develop another as the result of impaired immune regulation
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