Humira Drug

Important Information about Humira

  • Humira generic name is adalimumab
  • Humira is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and plaque psoriasis
  • It is also used in the treatment of Crohn\'s disease after the usage of all other drugs without success
  • It must be stored at room temperature and keep away from moisture and heat
  • Do not use this drug if you are already started using the Humira
  • Inform your doctor in advance if you have hepatitis B, allergy to latex rubber, a recent infection, and lupus

Side Effects of Humira are:

  • Ffever, sweating, chills, tired feeling;
  • Feeling short of breath;
  • Cough, sore throat; or
  • Flu symptoms, weight loss Call your doctor at once if you have any of these other serious side effects:
  • Shortness of breath with swelling of your ankles or feet
  • Confusion, seizure
  • Pain or burning when you urinate
  • Chest pain, ongoing cough, coughing up blood
  • Easy bruising or bleeding, pale skin, unusual weakness
  • Numbness or tingly feeling, weakness in your legs
  • Jaundice
  • Red, purple, or scaly skin rash, hair loss, joint or muscle pain, mouth sores
  • Joint pain or swelling with fever, swollen glands, muscle aches, vomiting, unusual thoughts or behavior, and/or seizure
  • Patchy skin color, red spots, or a butterfly-shaped skin rash over your cheeks and nose

Less serious Humira side effects may include:

  • Headache
  • Stuffy nose, sinus pain
  • Nausea, stomach pain
  • Pain, redness, itching, swelling, or bleeding where you injected the medication