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My husband has had a bad reaction to Humira, (adalimumab)his first injection was a week ago.The first 3 days he was ok. The evening of the 3rd day he got a very ba?

My husband has had a bad reaction to Humira, (adalimumab)his first injection was a week ago.The first 3 days he was ok. The evening of the 3rd day he got a very ba?

Humira (adalimumab) reaction: You didn't mention what kind if reaction your husband experienced. At any rate, you need to report any symptoms that you suspect were due to the drug to the prescribing/treating doctor before the next dose, ...Read more

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Can humira (adalimumab) injections cause your thyroid levels to be bad?

Can humira (adalimumab) injections cause your thyroid levels to be bad?

Humira (adalimumab): There is no supporting evidence for Humira (adalimumab) affecting "thyroid levels." but you must take into account that you have an autoimmune disease, which is why you are on humira, (adalimumab) and it is highly possible that the disease itself is or could be affecting the thyroid. ...Read more

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My husband has had a bad reaction to Humira, (adalimumab)his first injection was a week ago.The first 3 days he was ok. The evening of day 3,severe headache vomit?

Call doctor: Be sure to call the doctor who prescribed it and inform him about this reaction. There are likely alternatives if Humira (adalimumab) turned out to be the cause . Do note that a coincidental viral infection may cause the same symptoms and Humira (adalimumab) does reduce one's immunity against infections. ...Read more

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Nervous took my Humira (adalimumab) shot a week ago. My whole leg is sore. Up and down hurts. Is this bad? Can Humira (adalimumab) give you weird side effects and when do I say

Call your MD: Call your prescribing MD's office to communicate with them please. If you have redness swelling rash or severe pain I would advise being physically examined right away. Good luck. ...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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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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Can I take my methotrexate and humira (adalimumab) injections on the same day? Would it be better to split up?

Safe on same day: Humira (adalimumab) has a long half life. That means that two weeks after an infusion of it, you still have about half the amount of drug in your blood as you did an hour after the infusion. So it doesn't matter what day you take methotrexate. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Lowe
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