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How much does taking weekly humira (adalimumab) injections lower my immune system?

How much does taking weekly humira (adalimumab) injections lower my immune system?

Not definitive: It lowers resistance, but unclear how much. Essential is avoiding infectious exposure. Avoid individuals who have had live vaccines - for 30 days after vaccination. ...Read more

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Do steroids epidural injection harm the liver?

Do steroids epidural injection harm the liver?

Not really: Epidural steroid injection should not be harmful to your liver. You should not receive more than three injection per year because long term exposure to steroid can increase your risk of osteoporosis. ...Read more

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How frequently can you inject humira (adalimumab) into a leg?

Every 1 or 2 weeks.: Humira (adalimumab) is given either weekly or every 2 weeks depending on the circumstances. ...Read more

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How long does the epidural steroid injection take to start working when given for epditimitis?

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How long does the epidural steroid injection take to start working when given for epditimitis?

7-10 days: For the effects of the steroid medication to take effect and it may be up to 7-10 days before the maximum benefits are achieved. Very often more than 1 injection is necessary to achieve a good level of pain relief and healing. ...Read more

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Can you get a flu shot while taking cimzia (certolizumab pegol)?

Can you get a flu shot while taking cimzia (certolizumab pegol)?

Rule: A good rule of thumb is to avoid live vaccinations such the nasal flu vaccine while taking a biologic response modifier (cimzia, enbrel, etc.). The flu shot is not a live vaccine. Another good rule would be to try to have all vaccines up to date before starting a biologic drug. ...Read more

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Can I get an epidural steroid injection while taking doxycycline medication for acne?

Can I get an epidural steroid injection while taking doxycycline medication for acne?

Yes: Should not be an issue. Doxycycline is also given with oral steroids too in certain lung conditions. ...Read more

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Can children take etanercept injections?

Can children take etanercept injections?

Yes, absolutely!: Etanercept(Enbrel (etanercept)) is an excellent biologic medication that helps block the chemical messenger named tumor necrosis factor alpha(TNF-alpha)that cells involved in the immune system make.By blocking TNF-alpha,the inflammation generated by the "confused" autoimmune white blood cells is blocked and can effectively put JRA/JIA active disease to sleep. I prescribe Enbrel (etanercept) in kids as young as 3 months old ...Read more

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Will alcohol affect an epidural injection?

Will alcohol affect an epidural injection?

Alcohol : I would suggest that you do not take alcohol within 48 hours of getting an epidural. Anything closer may affect the proceedings ...Read more

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Do steroid injections work on granuloma annulare, and if so how does it affect the injection site.

Do steroid injections work on granuloma annulare, and if so how does it affect the injection site.

Maybe: Steroid injection in granuloma annulare may give you temporary relief from your problem however, there is a good chance that it may return.Most often, it will go away without therapy and the risk of steroid injections. ...Read more

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Taking an hCG and B12 injection. How will it effect me?

Taking an hCG and B12 injection. How will it effect me?

Less: Do not take the HCG at the same time with or together with the b12, as you may experience less efficacy of the hcg. This is just anecdotal. Just take the B12 on a diff day. ...Read more

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How does remicade (infliximab) work to inhibit tnf or slow production?

How does remicade (infliximab) work to inhibit tnf or slow production?

Antibody: Remicade (infliximab) is a monoclonal antibody that blocks the action of tnf. For more info see this site: http://www.Fda.Gov/downloads/drugs/drugsafety/ucm089023.Pdf. ...Read more

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How much systemic absorption would there be from a 9mg betamethasone epidural steroid injection?

How much systemic absorption would there be from a 9mg betamethasone epidural steroid injection?

Hard to say: Everyone is different, but we do know that some amount of steroid (usually a small amount) can be absorbed systemically. ...Read more

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