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Is Alchohol Okay To Drink When Taking Humira For Ra
Unknown: There are no direct studies to see the effects of alcohol and humira. However, if you are using another dmard such as Methotrexate or Arava with the humira, then you should not use alcohol with those drugs. Some patients with RA feel that alcohol makes their RA worse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to drink alcohol with subcutaneous methotrexate? What is the average dose of sq methotrexate when taken with humira 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had 1 injection of humira for ra. I am nervous about taking this med. Can i discontinue use of humira safely? Try another RA med?
Dont be nervous: It is a good medicine. If you keep your eyes open, it is safe. ...Read more
Dangers of adding a lght.Dosage of HGH while taking humira and methotrexate for ra. I am 41yr. Female. 122 lbs. Ty. ?
HGH and RA: I am not aware of any studies that show it is effective. The most important treatment, by far, is treatment that reduces inflammation. If you want to try something in addition to Humira and methotrexate, consider fish oils. There is actually some evidence for that. But talk to your rheumatologist above all. ...Read more
I have ra.Will start on taking humira plus methotrexate can I protect myself from having lymphoma amd liver inflamation?
RA: There is a higher risk to have the lymphoma in the patient with RA, comparing to the general population. The risk is higher when the patient is receiving the biological agents. Your doctor will follow your blood tests for the monitoring the liver function, the blood cells count. Alcohol should be avoided during the Methotrexate treatment. Hepatitis B, C, A tests will be done too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been taking humira 40 mg every two weeks for six weeks. My RA is much better. I get nausea, dizziness and fatigue that last for 48 hours after the injection. Will these symptoms dissipate over time?
I have high blood pressure, going through menopause, and ra. Currently taking humira, losartin, and jinteli. Can these meds be taken well together?
RA and HTN: The combination of Humira , Losartan and Jinteli will need the monitoring of kidney, liver function, electrolytes and the blood count. These meds can be taking together. The blood pressure should be controlled with the medicine and the diet. Healthy diet, normal lipids level in the blood and regular exercises will be recommended too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mom has RA will undergo in this two weeks hip replacment surgery..so she should stop taking adalimumab(humira) and methotrexate for surgery ?
Probably yes: The operating surgeon will direct you in the correct answer. These medicines may change immune system or risk of bleeding, but only the surgeon has the experience to direct your mom for best outcome. When to stoop and restart is crucial to allow the meds to continue controlling the underlying disease. ...Read more
On humira q 14 days x 8 months ra. It is losing effectiveness. Adding plaquenil 200mg bid. Is this a good approach? When will i begin to feel better?
Does RA factor play into how long it will take Humira to work? My RA factor is 600. And I just had my 2nd dose. Hoping it kicks in soon.
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