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Should i take humira (adalimumab) if I have shingles?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: No!

Not while you have active disease.
Getting shigles could be caused by Humira!

In brief: No!

Not while you have active disease.
Getting shigles could be caused by Humira!
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Shingles is a viral infection.
Treated antiviral though steroids could be used briefly but Humira has no role in the treatment of shingles

In brief: No

Shingles is a viral infection.
Treated antiviral though steroids could be used briefly but Humira has no role in the treatment of shingles
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: No

This medication must be discontinued until the shingles have totally resolved.

In brief: No

This medication must be discontinued until the shingles have totally resolved.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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