A 41-year-old male asked:
I was on humira (adalimumab) biweekly for psoriais and psoriatic arthritis. now i'm on weekly because psoriasis came back. is weekly good idea & what r side effect?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jerome Littanswered
Dermatology 73 years experience
HUMIRA (adalimumab) PSORIASIS: Humira (adalimumab) is one of the so-called biologics used for the treatment of psoriasis & psoriatic arthritis. There are many adverse side effects & I am sure your doctor gave you the list. The word "biweekly" can mean every 2 weeks or twice a week. Which is it? Ask the doctor who is prescribing it whether you should change the dosing schedule.
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Dr. Thomas Nameyanswered
Rheumatology 50 years experience
Some people!: Some people who are larger, or have more severe inflammation may need more, and a weekly dose is not rare in these instances. Twice weekly, sounds like too much! dr. Litt said this; perhaps you used the wrong term!?
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Last updated Jan 14, 2019
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