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How much does taking weekly humira (adalimumab) injections lower my immune system?

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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
5 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Humira (adalimumab)

Unable to predict how your immune system will be affected.
As a monoclonal antibody it works by suppressing the autoantibodies attacking your joints in, i presume, rheum arthritis. But you just need to keep a daily journal if you start to get under the weather, because i would be more apt to start infectious treatments than on someone not taking humira (adalimumab). Ra also increase risk of illness.

In brief: Humira (adalimumab)

Unable to predict how your immune system will be affected.
As a monoclonal antibody it works by suppressing the autoantibodies attacking your joints in, i presume, rheum arthritis. But you just need to keep a daily journal if you start to get under the weather, because i would be more apt to start infectious treatments than on someone not taking humira (adalimumab). Ra also increase risk of illness.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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