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Can you get a swine flu shot while you are taking humira (adalimumab)?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
If you receive the killed vaccine, not the live one.

In brief: Yes
If you receive the killed vaccine, not the live one.
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
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Dr. Booth Wainscoat
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree
In brief: It depends
Humira (adalimumab) & other anti-tnf therapies have been associated with an increased risk for developing infection.
It is recommended that all patients be up to date with all immunizations prior to beginning Humira (adalimumab) or other anti-tnf therapies. All flu vaccines except the live flu vaccine are safe to receive during Humira (adalimumab) treatment. For 2011 the swine (h1n1) vaccine is included in the general influenza vaccine.

In brief: It depends
Humira (adalimumab) & other anti-tnf therapies have been associated with an increased risk for developing infection.
It is recommended that all patients be up to date with all immunizations prior to beginning Humira (adalimumab) or other anti-tnf therapies. All flu vaccines except the live flu vaccine are safe to receive during Humira (adalimumab) treatment. For 2011 the swine (h1n1) vaccine is included in the general influenza vaccine.
Dr. Booth Wainscoat
Dr. Booth Wainscoat
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