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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

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I am taking Humira. A couple of rashes have appeared on my body. How can I best get the rashes to go away, or at least stop itching so I can sleep?

Cause and effect?: Speak with your doctor about a possible Humira adverse reaction, particularly if you have developed on the drug the following: Numbness or tingling,
Vision problems, Weakness in your legs, Chest pain, Shortness of breath, New joint pain, Hives, Itching. ...Read more

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Due to side effects I need to stop taking humira (adalimumab) I am considering trying anatabloc, is there anything in anayabloc that would interfere with warfarin?

Due to side effects I need to stop taking humira (adalimumab) I am considering trying anatabloc, is there anything in anayabloc that would interfere with warfarin?

No: However, this supplement is a poor substitute for humira (adalimumab). If you are taking Humira (adalimumab) for RA or psoriatic arthritis this supplement will not prevent joint damage and destruction. ...Read more

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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

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What is Humira (adalimumab) used for?

Several things: Humira (adalimumab) is used to treat a number of autoimmune diseases including several types of arthritis, psoriasis, inflammatory bowel disease and certain types of eye inflammation. ...Read more

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What exactly is a humira (adalimumab) injection?

Usually not an issue: Most patient have little injection site discomfort. It is the only true human tnf-alpha antibody, and is given once every two weeks for arthritis, and once weekly for crohn's. I have had more success with this biologic than any other. ...Read more

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What is the humira (adalimumab) injection procces?

What is the humira (adalimumab) injection procces?

Simple injections: The process is quite simple. Humira (adalimumab) comes in two froms: a standard pre-filled syringe or a "pen" in both cases you allow the medication to get to room temperature for 15-20 minutes, pick the site of injection on thigh or abdomen, swab the area with alcohol and then inject. The standard syringe simply gets pushed in over a few seconds. With the pen you insert the needle then push on the plunger ta. ...Read more

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I have Hidradentis Suppurativa will Humira help me?

Likely: This has been approved by the FDA for your condition which had had no effective Rx until now. ...Read more

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How long does it take for humira (adalimumab) to work?

See details: It may start to work after 1 or 2 injections but it usually takes 3-4 months to reach its maximum effectiveness. ...Read more

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Can I give my humira (adalimumab) injection in my butt?

Yes!: It is meant for subcutaneous injection and can be given almost anywhere! ...Read more

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How can I travel while being dependent on humira (adalimumab)?

How can I travel while being dependent on humira (adalimumab)?

Humira (adalimumab): The key is to discuss this with the prescribing doctor since there are always ways and alternatives to ensure you receive your medication whether you administer it or contact is made with a clinic in your travel plans to administer. ...Read more

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Is it true that humira (adalimumab) a good or bad medication to be on?

Usually good: Humira (adalimumab) is an extremely effective therapy for a number of diseases including ra, psoriasis and inflammatory bowel disease. ...Read more

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Where I can find the better price for humira (adalimumab) than pharma?

.canada: Humira (adalimumab) is only made by baxter. If you are paying cash, you could check canada. ...Read more

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