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Humira Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is adalimumab (Humira)?
- What are the possible side effects of adalimumab (Humira)?
- What is the most important information I should know about adalimumab (Humira)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using adalimumab (Humira)?
- How should I use adalimumab (Humira)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Humira)?
- What happens if I overdose (Humira)?
- What should I avoid while using adalimumab (Humira)?
- What other drugs will affect adalimumab (Humira)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Humira)?
Use the medication as soon as you remember, and then go back to your regular injection schedule. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Humira)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while using adalimumab (Humira)?
Avoid injecting adalimumab into skin that is bruised, red, tender, or hard.
Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections. Tell your doctor at once if you develop signs of infection.
Do not receive a "live" vaccine while using adalimumab. The vaccine may not work as well during this time, and may not fully protect you from disease. Live vaccines include measles, mumps, rubella (MMR), Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG), oral polio, rotavirus, smallpox, typhoid, yellow fever, varicella (chickenpox), H1N1 influenza, and nasal flu vaccine.
What other drugs will affect adalimumab (Humira)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with adalimumab. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about adalimumab.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Humira Information
- Humira Drug Interactions Center: adalimumab subq
- Humira Side Effects Center
- Humira Overview including Precautions
- Humira FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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