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On humira (adalimumab) for the last 4 months. I have hidradenitis supprativa and it has not improved, it's worse. How long does it take to work? Should i stop it?

On humira (adalimumab) for the last 4 months. I have hidradenitis supprativa and it has not improved, it's worse. How long does it take to work? Should i stop it?

Now: You should have seen an effect by now and it should not be getting worse. A concurrent infection should be ruled out since worsening in setting of immunosuppresive therapy. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Lowe
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Was on humira (adalimumab) weekly&psoriasis came back. Now on enbrel&25mg methotraxte.Do u think psorias will clear?Y did humira (adalimumab) 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

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Hello, I have psoriatic arthritis my side's hurt. Below my. Shoulders. The humira (adalimumab) i'm talking isn't working as well this time how to stop the pai?

Work closely with Dr: If you have spinal involvement from your psa you may require physical therapy and additional medication to control the symptoms. If Humira (adalimumab) alone is not effective the addition of Methotrexate may help control the disease. If you are already taking Methotrexate you may need to change to a different injectable medication. Remember these medications may take 3 months to reach peak effect. ...Read more

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My mom has RA will undergo in this two weeks hip replacment surgery..so she should stop taking adalimumab(humira) and methotrexate for surgery ?

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

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What is it like to have any experience with blood monitoring for anti tnf therapy (humira/enbrel) whilst traveling for multi stop flights abroad?

What is it like to have any experience with blood monitoring for anti tnf therapy (humira/enbrel) whilst traveling for multi stop flights abroad?

See details: People who are stable on TNF biologics do not require blood test monitoring more than once every 3 months. Those in my practice who have been stable for years only have monitoring every 6 months. ...Read more

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What is humira (adalimumab) for?

What is humira (adalimumab) for?

Too treat severe....: Rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis. Ankylosing spondylitis and crohn's disease. I have used it off label in treating temporal arteritis and a few other conditions. However, off label uses are generally not covered by insurance. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Lowe
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