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  1. Face tingling driving me crazy
    ... 1/2 years now. Mine started shortly after taking Humira for rheumatoid arthritis, but I stopped that med long...

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  1. Psorasis help
    ... are low income and have no insurance and the drug-( Humira ) really works for most people- normally it is $1500...

Allergies board

  1. Dystonia reaction to meds? Doc doesn't understand it
    ... hot red face, etc. Everything, from lidocaine to humira inj. to vancomycin. I take benadryl, ativan, pepcid...

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  1. body itching
    ... It eventually went away. I am no longer taking Humira for the RA. I have started back on the Mobic and...

Arthritis board

  1. 23 with arthritis?
    ... are kept in reserve for more severe cases; Enbrel, Humira , Remicade, Orencia and Rituxan. Anti-inflammatory...
    ... My mom took Enbrel and is now taking Humira . I think she is very advanced so nothing seems to...

  2. Psa progression
    ... There are three TNF inhibitors: Enbrel, Remicade and Humira . Unlike the other two, Remicade is given in an infusion...

  3. Inflammatory Arthritis
    ... methotrexate, arava, plaquenil, minocin, enbrel, humira , remicade, orencia or rituxan. That way you're covered...

  4. Systemic JRA or Still's anyone?
    ... incident where I was so despreate and at 13 I asked about humira and my doctor said it was for people with REAL problems...
    ... disfigured, but recently a doctor finally put her on humira and it works wonders for her. She is able to move...

  5. Anyone on Orencia ?
    ... Hello. I am presently on Humira ( once a week injection ) It has worked some what...

  6. New here w/ a question please
    ... hurts but not often. I have used Enbrel (as well as Humira ) and it works great but I am currently TTC so I've...

  7. Symptoms of R.A.? (runs in family)
    ... fails, the next line is the new Biologics; Enbrel, Humira , Remicade, Orencia and Rituxan. These are also DMARDs...

  8. Ankylosing Spondylitis
    ... least that is what research suggests)! I started Humira a month ago and have seen a slight bit of improvement...

  9. RA... Cant Take NSAIDS
    ... system attacking joints. Some are called Remicade, Humira , and methotrexate. Most of them are pretty new, you...

  10. psoriatic arthritis
    ... spoke about would probably be the anti tnf meds like humira or enbrel. You will have to have an assessment to...

  11. travel risks
    ... risks when traveling to the carribean while taking Humira ?...

  12. Drug Interactions
    ... I am about to start Humira and was wondering if anyone knows of drug or alcohol...

  13. ankylosing spondylitis
    ... and tylenol as needed) but am now being told to try Humira ...any advise for me about this drug??? I am scared...
    ... Humira is a great drug. It has the potential to actually ... joint damage, but in my 5 years of taking enbrel and humira I never once got a serious illness, just frequent...

  14. Need Help Please-just Diagnosed With Ra
    ... aggressively and some of the new TNF inhibitors (enbrel and humira , etc) stop the damage from occurring to begin with...

  15. kineret
    ... this? I'm most probably going to have to switch from Humira since humira exacerbates MS, which I was just diagnosed...
    ... right now, trying to figure out if I will stay off the Humira or need to start another drug. Wallis...

  16. Humira vs. Embril ?
    ... I have been on humira for 12 weeks with little improvement. My doctor wants...
    ... I've been on both Humira and Enbrel. I'm currently on a double dose of Humira ... symptoms to improve. I'm actually on a break from the Humira due to possible MS, which can be exacerbated by the...
    ... Hello, I have been on both Humira and Enbrel prior to moving to Remicaid--I was lucky...
    ... osteoarthritis. I tried prednisone, methotrexate, Humira , and Remicade. None of them worked. My arthritis is...
    ... Enbrel. I think the Enbrel shots sting less than the Humira . My doctor said they may have different pH levels...

  17. Question for elderly mother with inflammatory, rheumatoid arthritis
    ... pain. As a result, four years ago doctor put him on Humira (this is the kind that you give yourself a shot every ... surgery to have it replaced. Anyways... since the Humira is not an option for pain and joint detioration and ... trying Enbrel. Enbrel is another shot, similar to Humira however we are hoping it does not cause the same allergic ... mother has suffered with an allergic reaction with Humira or other RA meds, there is a strong chance she could...
    ... amberwalsh, if your dad had a bad reaction to Humira , he probably should not take Enbrel. TNF inhibitors...
    ... teachergirl- As far as the similarities between Enbrel and Humira , for some reason it is working. He had the bad reaction ... to Humira , but has been on Enbrel and is good so far. (knock ... on wood). Since his bad reaction to Humira he is now seeing the top rheumatoidologist at Mayo ... the Enbrel shall be safe, even with the reaction to Humira . Can't remember the reasoning... but it's there. Thanks...

  18. so tired
    ... years to try the new biologic drugs (Enbrel, Remicade, Humira , etc)....

  19. Amyloidosis and Ankylosing Spondylitis
    ... pass out so they took me off that and finally am on humira . In between all this they ignored my diarrohea and ... treatment will come along. At the moment i am only on humira for AS and panadiene forte for diahorrea nothing else...
    ... down to 23 four girls & a boy. I will be starting on humira in abourt 2 weeks my rumi had me on Panafcortelone ... embrel but I have had a few Irites attacks Rumi said humira will be better so thats were Iam up to now I will...
    ... same illness as you? The only side affects of the humira I find is hair loss and I get a little confused and ... pain away from the injection plus if you get your humira to room temp even just hold it in your hand for a...

  20. RA Medications not helping the pain
    ... How about adding one of the biologics (Remicade, Humira or Embrel). I added Remicade to my methotrexate and...

  21. has anyone out there had remissions fromRA
    ... and I am currently on methotrexate, prednisone and ( Humira which I started 25 weeks ago). As time and changes...

  22. Enbrel, Remecade, Humira, TNF's?
    ... people say they get the choice between the enbrel and humira first, from those i've spoken to choose humira as...
    ... TNF-a receptor (no mouse). Binds to free TNF-a Humira = Recombinant human monoclonal antibody - Binds to...
    ... started more frequent & worse so dr switched me to humira every other week it helps 1st week of the shot but...
    ... Hiya I've been on Humira injections for a few months now and notice the difference...

  23. Remecade vs Humira
    ... as I am about to see my rheumatologist to discuss humira or remicade for myself. I am wondering what would...
    ... methotrexate injections helped for a while, as did the Humira . Some of the other blogs I've read had mixed reviews ... on all these RA meds (Enbrel, Humira , Remicade & Methotrexate). Some worked better than...
    ... existed to begin with. On the other hand, Enbrel and Humira are both fully human. The main difference is that ... Enbrel is a fusion protein and Humira is a monoclonal antibody. Theoreticaly, Enbrel should ... preferred as a first line approach. If it fails, then Humira would be the next step....
    ... of the info. I've been reading classifies Enbrel, Humira and Remecade as all biologics consisting of human ... in my situationl. I'm sort leaning on staying with Humira a little longer to see if my condition improves. ...

  24. ??moon Face??
    ... functioning again. The med's my Dr. put me on are these: Humira self injections every other week, Prednisone 5mg once...

  25. FUTURE OP - Help
    ... sun apparently, so they have put me on a drug call Humira (self injecting) fortnightly but prob b ever 10days...
    ... sulphasalazine, arava, methotrex etc. Tried to get Humira last year and they told me I didnt meet the criteria ... for me again. Did you have any trouble getting the Humira ? Are you registered disabled? Do you claim DLA?...
    ... well??? Didn't really have any probs getting the Humira that I remember, unfortunately as we were living in ... on the market the hospitals won't put u forward for humira so try wotever u can - u never know something else ... mite do the trick and u won't have to go on the Humira as to be honest its bloomin awful when taking and...

  26. Arthritis or As suffers? PLease
    ... have pain, but it has helped me more than Enbrel or Humira . Take care, Kera4...

  27. Ankylosing Spondylitis
    ... the disease. Also, I have been told I will start Humira in the next week. What are the chances of getting...
    ... a result. Then i went to my rheumy and asked about humira which i had read about in the newspaper - a young...

  28. questions on ankylosing spondylitis
    ... 6 years, remicade stopped working. i began taking humira in early 2007. it does not work as well as remicade...

  29. ? about RA+ man trying to concieve and RA meds...
    ... has to take one of the new stronger drugs (Enbrel, Humira , Remicade, Orencia, Rituxan) you could freeze sperm...

  30. Pain...
    ... about.:) So... here's the med's he put me on... Humira - self injections - every other week. Hydroxychloroquine ... was only going to have me on Prednisone until the Humira and Hydroxychloroquine kicks in. Which he says in...
    ... last as long. Sorry I do not have any experience with Humira but Im sure others will post about that. One strange...
    ... MTX etc before you can try the newish ones such as humira , i guess that's the NHS system for ya, all comes down...
    ... well? I have been trying to get the anti tnf drugs - humira or remicaide but when I was assessed my arthritis...
    ... 400mg once a day. I've also only have had one shot of Humira so far. ( I didn't like giving myself the shot ! ...
    ... Hello Davidzzzz Humira has received very positive reviews, some call it the...
    ... this board but just wanted to say that I have been on Humira a few months now, hubby injects me as my hands aren ... worse in the last year they decided to put me on the Humira , and as this is such an expensive drug and some can...

  31. RF Normal
    ... taking methotrexate, but will likely begin a course of Humira shortly. So...it is possible to have RA without...
    ... joint damage at this point is minimal. Hence, the humira , which I'll begin this month. (Humira works similarly ... all of the aforementioned "cheap" drugs first). Humira and methotrexate are in a class of drugs called DMARD...

  32. Travel Innoculations
    ... I have RA. Currently on Humira shots and Arava -- controlling RA very well. Want...

  33. Humeria, Remicade, Enbrel, Homeopathics?
    ... has gotten better. Dr recommended Enbrel istea of Humira because it has been around longer and better tested...

  34. I am worried about having RA. Dont have diagnosis yet
    ... and am working with my insurance company to go on Humira . A rheumatologist is best able to diagnose and...

  35. 26 but feel 100!!!sero negative???
    ... most people are the biologic DMARDs like Enbrel and Humira , but these can be made more effective and have extended...
    ... for flares), and am getting ready to begin taking humira . I would ask to see a rheumatologist if your ... not sure how the medical system works in the UK. Humira is an expensive drug, but is believed to block TNF...

  36. New to Health Boards
    ... angry stare. No one needs to know my business. I am on humira which is a TNF and it has been great I also take 5mg...

  37. Limbrel Anyone?
    ... give you samples at first. Have any of you tried Humira , or Enbrel??? I know the Enbrel is really expensive...

  38. Newbie Here!!!
    ... boards, i've had RA for 12 yeras too, just started on humira ....

  39. Severe Alergic reaction to Embreal
    ... didnt come up till the fifth injection and now i am on humira and it is wonderful. I find that freezing the area...

  40. Lumps on the joints
    ... do have a flare up I take 5mg Hydrocodone. I took Humira for almost 2 yrs. and did great on it, but it quit...

  41. Any thoughts on Humira???
    ... get on a program with Embril a frend told me about Humira and I did a some research on the product. And I did...
    ... Hi, I am on humira and have no complaints i also take prednisone only ... methx and its side affects are far worse than the humira 's. You have to try everything to find the right combination...
    ... Hi i started on humira a few weeks ago, it hasn't had any effect so far but...
    ... I have been on Humira since June of 2006. It has made a major difference...
    ... I've been on Humira for 5 years, with pretty good results. I still had ... reduced or stopped all my other meds, except for the Humira . I haven't had a flare in over a year, and I've started...
    ... go about asking to be put on anti tnf treatment? Is humira included as one of the anti tnf drugs? I would be...

  42. new to posting
    ... Biologics when you do...such as Remicade, Enbrel, Humira , Kineret and Orencia. You should call and let him...

  43. Hip/thigh pain
    ... no time. I have Ankylosing Spondylitis and I have humira injections every fortnight and am now on prednisone...

  44. teacher with Rheumatoid Arthritis
    ... had access to the correct drugs till now, remicade, humira , methatrexate, etc. If you have just been on painkillers...
    ... had access to the correct drugs till now, remicade, humira , methatrexate, etc. If you have just been on painkillers...

  45. Meds And Arthritis??????
    ... for a few days. My rhumetologist proscribed to me Humira and let me tell you, I am greatful that I got over ... my fear of needles and started using Humira . What 15 plus years of ointments, pills, etc. for ... both my psorasis and psoriatic arthiritis didn't do, Humira took care of in 4 weeks!! To me, Humira is a miracle ... t hurt. A big thanks to the people who invented Humira and another big thanks to my rhumatologist for prescribing ... itching all over which I read on another section is a Humira side effect) so I'm very happy....

  46. Meds And Arthritis??????
    ... THEN THERE ARE THE ANTI TNF/BIOLOGICS SUCH AS ENEBREL HUMIRA REMICADE THEN THE CLASSIC NSAID'S IBRUOFEN, DIFENE...

  47. Ifliximab, Remicade treatment question
    ... too and it just didnt last long enough. I am now on Humira and because that is an injection every two weeks I ... didn't go the distance maybe you might be able to try Humira . There has been no side affects so far (touch wood...
    ... hey! i started humira back in may. they told me that it could take anything ... my last op too in april so thats why i was put on humira .. at the moment my fingers are very sore as are my...
    ... said on other threads on this board, I started taking Humira last month and the results were simply outstanding ... suffering with constant joint pain for so long, I started Humira . After 24 hours of the first treatment, the pain ... treatment, I did start to feel some of the side effects of Humira such as: joint point (that's really ironic but it ... 's on the Humira website) and backache. But, after a few days, the...

  48. Ankylosing spondylitis? Please respond
    ... celebrex till they took it off the shelf. I now am on humira injections and 5mg of prednisone and all is going...
    ... celebrex till they took it off the shelf. I now am on humira injections and 5mg of prednisone and all is going...

  49. OA the ugly stepsister
    ... you the heavy duty drugs. My sister, with RA, is on Humira . That, with cortisone, is helping her immensely. She...

  50. Enbrel
    ... ended up with an allergy rash so they put me onto Humira . The first needle hurt so bad I cried but when my...

  51. Sacroiliitis.....Ankylosing Spondylitis
    ... allergic reaction so they took me off it. I am now one Humira only two doses and I feel it is going ok but everyone...

  52. Just Diagnosed With RA
    ... never taken any of the injectible drugs, i.e. Enbrel, Humira , etc. One thing that I think has helped her is her ... mentioned that a recent patient was able to go off of Humira b/c of the success of the alternative therapy. ...

  53. Reaction to Enbrel anyone??
    ... fire. They have decided to take me off it and I start Humira in three weeks but if that doesn't work there is nothing...
    ... than enbrel. I never felt the enbrel but getting the Humira was like getting a tetnus vaccination it was so painful...
    ... still itches when I take my shot but no rash. Hope Humira works. Hope this helps. Scott...
    ... even the needle go in and after the first time of Humira I made him show me the empty syringe as I didnt believe...

  54. RA Medications and skin problems
    ... tired about 3 days out of the week. I started the Humira shots last June and have been able to get off all ... nt fall out, and I feel great. Thank god for the Humira . I hate taking medicine, but I know I had to if I ... quality of life. I have RA and up until I started the Humira I was miserable and thought that I just had to live...

  55. Teens With Arthritis!!!
    ... there is out there at the moment and my last resort is humira , which is an injection i do every two weeks. the docs...

  56. Has anyone used "Enbrel" treatment???
    ... Hi, I am not on Enbrel, but I have been on Humira injections (similar to Enbrel) since June of this...
    ... But why are there not other RA sufferes on Enbrel or Humira ? What are the Dr's looking for in the urine in order...

  57. Prednisone Dosage
    ... plateau past methotrexate which will be enbrel or humira or remicade. He says it will be a real fight with...
    ... good then they decide to change it, well being honest Humira has side effects but less so than th mtx my pain specialist ... virtually no pain, my doctors were all for starting me on Humira asap coz my symptoms are v bad and not being controlled...
    ... prior to the stronger stuff. After reading about the humira , enbrel, remicade etc it kinda scares you of the potential...
    ... prior to the stronger stuff. After reading about the humira , enbrel, remicade etc it kinda scares you of the potential ... MTX, its a horrible drug but works well for some, Humira and the other biologics have many side effects i know ... but Humira is a god send i know a few fellow sufferers on it...
    ... weeks or months and that was it, until may, i started humira injections and i swear to god they are a miracle....

  58. Ankylosing Spondylitis
    ... reaction to where they inject it so the next stop is Humira . I once was scared of any kind of medication even...

  59. Back from my rheumatologist
    ... happy that the Enbrel is working for you. I am on Humira and it has totally given me my life back. I feel...

  60. Embrel
    ... I was also diagnosed 4 years ago and have been on Humira for 2 1/2 years. It was like a miracle at first, I ... flares and regained most all of my former energy. The Humira has now quit working my Rheumy thinks and some of ... switch me to Enbrel. I hope it does great like the Humira did in the beginning. I also take 10 methotrexate ... pills once a week and take Celebrex. The Humira injection does burn, but the last 3 shots I have used ... the new Humira Pen and it is much less painful and very easy to use...
    ... I have been on the Humira since June and it has done wonders for me also. It ... able to get off all the other meds since starting the Humira . As for the burning with Humira, I found that...

  61. enbrel & arthristis
    ... encouragement I thought I would throw in. I started the Humira shots (similar to Enbrel) back in June for RA and...

  62. I have just started taking Remicade
    ... for one person than another. At this time I am on Humira shots, one every two weeks and I inject myself. It ... from my rheumatologist. One thing to consider is that Humira and Enbrel both have just come out with a new injection ... that is much easier to use than the regular syringes. Humira 's is called a Pen and Enbrels is called Sure Click...
    ... ..will be glad to try to help you. The Enbrel and Humira are shots or injections, same thing, that you give ... Praise God, and it pays almost all of the cost for my Humira , so that is why I choose to give myself the shots ... . As I said, the Humira was like a miracle at first, I felt wonderful and ... as well after a couple of years and I have been on Humira for 2 yrs. this past May. So I guess it has run its ... doesnt work for her anymore she will probably try the Humira . I hope you have a good Rheumatologist and he will...

  63. Embrel vs. Humira $$$
    ... medication will not cost over 84 euros. i know each humira injection costs 700 euros but i dont pay that much ... thank god. been on humira since may and i swear its amazing. i never had such...

  64. Prednisone alternatives
    ... sometimes take a while to kick in. I have been on Humira (self injections) now for about 3 months and it has...
    ... Methotrexate over a year. I have heard good things about Humira , Although I find what works for one person, may or...

  65. info on Remicade (infliximab) and rheumatoid arthritis, Please!?!
    ... 20% I had to pay. After 2 infusions I started on Humira . I have been taking the Humira injections for...

  66. remicade, humira, embrel or orencia
    ... Dear Mary, I tried Humira first, but it did not help my hands (which are my ... someone who is much improved on it. Either Enbrel or Humira are easy to use-a once a week injection. I am not...
    ... Hi Mary, I am on Humira and it has done wonders for me. I have been on it ... the cost so I could not afford it. I then started Humira injections. My husband injects me every other week ... would hit my RA the strongest. Then he suggested Humira as the next for self injecting, as it was probably...
    ... well anymore and now the doctor is switching me to Humira . I've talked to others and they've done the reverse ... think might work best. Personally I'd try either Humira or Enbrel because they're easier to take than Remicade...
    ... that sure of the other medications you listed, but Humira and Enbrel I do know a little about. Most likely ... to be taken with the methotrexate I'd say look into Humira . My Rheumatologist said Enbrel is not very effective ... RA. I would make sure that the same is not true of Humira first. Kscott13...
    ... out there can give me some good advise on Enbrel or Humira , I have literature on both,I am afraid of the side...

  67. Question on unusual type of arthritis
    ... (takes the edge off but still have inflammation), humira (same as enbrel), doxycycline (controls the acne)...

  68. Questions about Enbrel
    ... questions. I am having to choose between Enbrel and Humira and not quite sure that I want to do either of them...

  69. Predisone
    ... I mostly attribute feeling better to starting the Humira injections. Yes all the RA meds have bad side...

  70. RA- anyone out there have this and can lend some support?
    ... 50%. For the very expensive, injectible drugs like Humira or Enbrel, I must use a special pharmacy and have...

  71. Enbrel
    ... I am not sure about Enbrel, but I am on Humira , which is in the same category of Enbrel (Biologics...


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