How humira works video

Humira (Humera) is a TNF (tumor necrosis factor)-blocker. It works by blocking a protein (TNF-alpha) found in the body’s immune system that causes joint swelling and inflammation. Humira (Humera) is used to reduce the symptoms, prevent bone damage, and improving physical function in patients with moderate…

What is Humira and how does it work?

Humira (Humera) is a TNF (tumor necrosis factor)-blocker. It works by blocking a protein (TNF-alpha) found in the body’s immune system that causes joint swelling and inflammation. Humira (Humera) is used to reduce the symptoms, prevent bone damage, and improving physical function in patients with moderate…

Does Humira actually help?

Humira may help control your rheumatoid arthritis or other condition, but it’s not a cure. Keep taking this medication, even if you feel well. Don’t stop taking Humira without talking to your doctor first. If you forget one of your injections, take a dose as soon as you remember.

What does Humira do to your body?

Humira (adalimumab) is a tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blocker that reduces the effects of a substance in the body that can cause inflammation. Humira is used to treat many inflammatory conditions in adults, such as ulcerative colitis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, plaque psoriasis,…

What is the purpose of using Humira?

Humira is used to treat many inflammatory conditions in adults, such as Ulcerative colitis

A condition where inflammation and ulceration of the colon and rectum is observed.

, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, Ankylosing spondylitis

A type of arthritis of the spine, causing inflammation and gradual fusing of the vertebrae.

, plaque psoriasis, and a skin condition called hidradenitis suppurativa. Humira is also used in adults and children to treat Crohn’s disease, juvenile idiopathic arthritis or uveitis.

What are the long term effects of Humira?

Common side effects of Humira include: upper respiratory tract infection, headache, injection site reaction, skin rash, antibody development, sinusitis, and pain at injection site. Other side effects include: urinary tract infection, abdominal pain, and flu-like symptoms. See below for a comprehensive list of adverse effects.

Does Humira relieve pain?

Humira is a drug that can relieve pain and reduce inflammation in people with a number of autoimmune diseases. Its generic name is adalimumab. Doctors prescribe Humira to treat rheumatoid arthritis, chronic plaque psoriasis, Crohn’s disease, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis,…

What is Humira complete?

HUMIRA Complete is a unique patient experience. Drawing on a range of personalized resources, HUMIRA Complete is designed to empower the patient to become an active partner in their own treatment journey. Leading that experience is the Nurse Ambassador ‡, a trained professional dedicated to educating and empowering patients.