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Can i drink alcohol while on humira (adalimumab)?

Can i drink alcohol while on humira (adalimumab)?

Humira (adalimumab) & alcohol: Alcohol does not interact with humira (adalimumab). If you are also on Methotrexate alcohol should be avoided. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Lowe
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Once you take Humira (adalimumab) (self injection) can you drink alcohol the next day?

Once you take Humira (adalimumab) (self injection) can you drink alcohol the next day?

Humira+Etoh: hello~ yes if you must, but if you are taking Humira (adalimumab) you must be talking other NSAIDS and thats a more cogent reason for not drinking alcohol at same time. You can live well without alcohol. Just stop it ! ...Read more

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Is it okay to drink alcohol while taking Methotrexate the same day (injection)? Also, can you drink while taking Humira (adalimumab)? I have JRA also.

Is it okay to drink alcohol while taking Methotrexate the same day (injection)? Also, can you drink while taking Humira (adalimumab)? I have JRA also.

Depends.: cannot say in your particular case, but generally, there isn't that strong of an interaction. Main issue is if it is enough alcohol to directly cause serious harm (ulcer, seizures, pancreatitis, hospitalization). The RA drugs will complicate the issue. One drink. no, not an issue. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink alcohol with subcutaneous methotrexate? What is the average dose of sq methotrexate when taken with humira (adalimumab) for ra?

Is it safe to drink alcohol with subcutaneous methotrexate? What is the average dose of sq methotrexate when taken with humira (adalimumab) for ra?

No: Alcohol use when used with low dose Methotrexate can and has lead to liver failure and the need for a liver transplant. The amount of alcohol that can do this is different depending on other diseases a person has (hepatitis) , meds they are on, and their genetics.So unless you want to flirt with disaster, no amount of alcohol should be considered "safe". Absolutely ask your doctor before drinking. ...Read more

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I have RA and am on prednsion and arava, (leflunomide) what do you think?

I have RA and am on prednsion and arava, (leflunomide) what do you think?

Seems ok: These are known treatments for rheumatoid arthritis. They are not typically the first agents that I use and i like to try to get my patients off all steroids if i can, but I do have patients on Leflunomide (arava) if they can't take or fail Methotrexate or biologicals. ...Read more

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What are the chances of arava (leflunomide) harming a baby while pregnant?

What are the chances of arava (leflunomide) harming a baby while pregnant?

Quite serious: Leflunomide is category X by the FDA, the highest rating for potential for birth defects. If pregnant a doctor must follow a strict protocol outlined by the FDA. There are to date no major studies regarding pregnancy outcome in actual patients. ...Read more

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What's the probability of arava (leflunomide) harming a baby while pregnant?

What's the probability of arava (leflunomide) harming a baby while pregnant?

If you have been : If you are pregnant on arava, (leflunomide) you need to notify your prescribing doctor immediately and you may need to see a high risk ob. ...Read more

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I have RA and am on prednsion and arava, (leflunomide) what do you think about being on both?

I have RA and am on prednsion and arava, (leflunomide) what do you think about being on both?

Common combination: In rheumatoid arthritis Prednisone is given with a variety of other medication during therapy. We try to taper people off Prednisone because of its long term risks and side effects. Each medication has side effects including some of these: risk of infection, bone loss, osteoporosis, cataracts, weight gain with Prednisone and blood count and liver test with (leflunomide) generic name of arava. ...Read more

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