Is prednisone and humira (adalimumab) used together okay?

Yes, but............ Humira (adalimumab) should greatly reduce and even eliminate the need for prednisone, which is best used in rescue doses when arthritis flares!

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I've been on MTX and prednisone (20mg) x 4 mos and humira (adalimumab) x 5 d & see improvement. Is it too soon to decrease prednisone, I want to but SCARED?

Discuss with your Do. Yes I agree it is time to start decreasing the dose of prednisone but do it with your doctor's advice and supervision. This dose(20 mg daily) is too high beyond one or two months as most patients can remain well with a dose of 5-10 mg per day but the dose has to be reduced slowly. Read more...
Talk to your MD. Great to hear that you're seeing some improvement with Humira (adalimumab). The hope would certainly be to get you off of steroids as soon as realistic however they need to be weaned carefully and at the right time. You should talk to your doctor about when and how to wean steroids. Read more...

How can you cure or treat orbital inflammatory disease besides using humira, imuran, (azathioprine) or prednisone?

IV Remicade (infliximab) You need to discuss this with your physicians and rheumatologist. The next move is IV infliximab (the brand name is Remicade). There is no FDA approved therapy for Orbital inflammatory disease and there are other choices but would feel this is the next best move. There are other choices like a different cytotoxic medication, IVIG, Read more...

What to do when blood pressure is elivafed n humira (adalimumab) prednisone and lotabs forra feel very depressed nervous and headache

Talk to your doc. Humira (adalimumab) rarely has any side effects and elevated blood pressure is not one of them.Blood pressure can be raised by Prednisone but also due to pain which i assume u have if you are on lortab.You may have essential hypertension which is not due to any medication or specific illness--this should be controlled since it can lead to heart failure over years.See your doctor so u can be evaluated & treated. Read more...