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Alternatives To Humira Enbrel
None: There both basically work by the same mechanism which is inhibition of tnp. ...Read more
What's average amount of time people can take biologics (ex: humira or enbrel) before developing an immunity to it? Do all patients develop immunity?
See below: Patients are more apt to develop resistance to biologic if they are not on methotrexate. However; not all patients are candidate to be on methotrexate. Some patients never have a problem and some do. It is hard to comment on the average amount of time because it is an individual phenomena. ...Read more
Is there a waiting period between changing from enbrel to humira? If so, how long? Then how long before humira begins to work?
One week: I would start Humira one week after your last Enbrel injection. There is no hard and fast rule. I have seen Humira work as quickly as within two weeks and as long as three months. These medications should be given for at least three months before switching. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Was on humira weekly&psoriasis came back. Now on enbrel&25mg methotraxte.Do u think psorias will clear?Y did humira stop working?Stress overpower it?
Both work: It's your these medicines are effective. The reason medication stop working may depend on many factors. Sometimes the body develops resistance to a medication that is working fine. The resistance can occur because of antibodies against the drug. It can also occur because the mechanism of the disease of the illness can change differently at the molecular level. You doctor can better answer this. ...Read more
On actemra IV(dose increase in dec)and methotrexate for 5 mon now but still having bad flare ups. Tried humira,enbrel,etc. since diagnosis in Dec 2013?
Your question is?: Your have not asked a question. This issue needs to be discussed with your rheumatologist. No one can give you specific advice over the internet without a complete history and exam. ...Read more
Dx:ra. Enbrel not effective after 6 mo. Humira 2x mo prescribed. Liver can not tolerate mtx. What medication can replace mtx to make humira work best?
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