A 45-year-old female asked:
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my daughter has crohn's disease. she has weekly injections of humira (adalimumab). what birth control pill would be good for her and does humira (adalimumab) compromise the e?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Implant: Studies show Long acting reversible contraception (LARCS) are the most effective birth control especially for young patients and those with medical complications. Consider a Nexplanon implant or an IUD. In general birth control pills are not thought the interact with Humira (adalimumab)
Answered on Apr 23, 2018
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Any you can discuss : There should be no problem with you Humira (adalimumab) and you can discuss this with your gynecologist as any could be used
Answered on Aug 24, 2017

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