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  1. Dystonia reaction to meds? Doc doesn't understand it 4th October 2006
    ... hot red face, etc. Everything, from lidocaine to humira inj. to vancomycin. I take benadryl, ativan, pepcid...

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  1. RA Medications not helping the pain 2nd March 2008
    ... How about adding one of the biologics (Remicade, Humira or Embrel). I added Remicade to my methotrexate and...

  2. has anyone out there had remissions fromRA 25th February 2008
    ... and I am currently on methotrexate, prednisone and ( Humira which I started 25 weeks ago). As time and changes...

  3. Enbrel, Remecade, Humira, TNF's? 5th February 2008
    ... 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...

  4. Remecade vs Humira 31st January 2008
    ... 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. ...

  5. ??moon Face?? 30th January 2008
    ... functioning again. The med's my Dr. put me on are these: Humira self injections every other week, Prednisone 5mg once...

  6. FUTURE OP - Help 23rd January 2008
    ... 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...

  7. Arthritis or As suffers? PLease 10th January 2008
    ... have pain, but it has helped me more than Enbrel or Humira . Take care, Kera4...

  8. Ankylosing Spondylitis 31st October 2007
    ... 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...

  9. questions on ankylosing spondylitis 10th October 2007
    ... 6 years, remicade stopped working. i began taking humira in early 2007. it does not work as well as remicade...

  10. Pain... 9th September 2007
    ... 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...

  11. RF Normal 10th August 2007
    ... 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...

  12. Travel Innoculations 7th August 2007
    ... I have RA. Currently on Humira shots and Arava -- controlling RA very well. Want...

  13. Humeria, Remicade, Enbrel, Homeopathics? 16th July 2007
    ... has gotten better. Dr recommended Enbrel istea of Humira because it has been around longer and better tested...

  14. I am worried about having RA. Dont have diagnosis yet 2nd July 2007
    ... and am working with my insurance company to go on Humira . A rheumatologist is best able to diagnose and...

  15. 26 but feel 100!!!sero negative??? 29th June 2007
    ... 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...

  16. New to Health Boards 16th May 2007
    ... 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...

  17. Limbrel Anyone? 16th May 2007
    ... give you samples at first. Have any of you tried Humira , or Enbrel??? I know the Enbrel is really expensive...

  18. Newbie Here!!! 3rd May 2007
    ... boards, i've had RA for 12 yeras too, just started on humira ....

  19. Severe Alergic reaction to Embreal 30th April 2007
    ... didnt come up till the fifth injection and now i am on humira and it is wonderful. I find that freezing the area...

  20. Lumps on the joints 30th April 2007
    ... do have a flare up I take 5mg Hydrocodone. I took Humira for almost 2 yrs. and did great on it, but it quit...

  21. Any thoughts on Humira??? 29th April 2007
    ... 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...

  22. new to posting 24th April 2007
    ... Biologics when you do...such as Remicade, Enbrel, Humira , Kineret and Orencia. You should call and let him...

  23. Hip/thigh pain 2nd April 2007
    ... no time. I have Ankylosing Spondylitis and I have humira injections every fortnight and am now on prednisone...

  24. teacher with Rheumatoid Arthritis 12th March 2007
    ... 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...

  25. Meds And Arthritis?????? 8th March 2007
    ... 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....

  26. Meds And Arthritis?????? 8th March 2007
    ... THEN THERE ARE THE ANTI TNF/BIOLOGICS SUCH AS ENEBREL HUMIRA REMICADE THEN THE CLASSIC NSAID'S IBRUOFEN, DIFENE...

  27. Ifliximab, Remicade treatment question 28th February 2007
    ... 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...

  28. Ankylosing spondylitis? Please respond 17th February 2007
    ... 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...

  29. OA the ugly stepsister 17th January 2007
    ... you the heavy duty drugs. My sister, with RA, is on Humira . That, with cortisone, is helping her immensely. She...

  30. Enbrel 14th January 2007
    ... ended up with an allergy rash so they put me onto Humira . The first needle hurt so bad I cried but when my...

  31. Sacroiliitis.....Ankylosing Spondylitis 11th January 2007
    ... 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...

  32. Just Diagnosed With RA 25th December 2006
    ... 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. ...

  33. Reaction to Enbrel anyone?? 14th December 2006
    ... 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...

  34. RA Medications and skin problems 14th December 2006
    ... 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...

  35. Teens With Arthritis!!! 5th December 2006
    ... there is out there at the moment and my last resort is humira , which is an injection i do every two weeks. the docs...

  36. Has anyone used "Enbrel" treatment??? 17th November 2006
    ... 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...

  37. Prednisone Dosage 10th November 2006
    ... 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....

  38. Ankylosing Spondylitis 8th November 2006
    ... reaction to where they inject it so the next stop is Humira . I once was scared of any kind of medication even...

  39. Back from my rheumatologist 1st November 2006
    ... happy that the Enbrel is working for you. I am on Humira and it has totally given me my life back. I feel...

  40. Embrel 31st October 2006
    ... 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...

  41. Husband has RA I have shingles 28th October 2006
    ... making your husband sick. I take methotrexate and Humira for my RA and I was fine. Good Luck and you should...

  42. enbrel & arthristis 10th October 2006
    ... encouragement I thought I would throw in. I started the Humira shots (similar to Enbrel) back in June for RA and...

  43. I have just started taking Remicade 7th October 2006
    ... 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...

  44. Embrel vs. Humira $$$ 1st October 2006
    ... 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...

  45. Prednisone alternatives 10th September 2006
    ... 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...

  46. info on Remicade (infliximab) and rheumatoid arthritis, Please!?! 28th August 2006
    ... 20% I had to pay. After 2 infusions I started on Humira . I have been taking the Humira injections for...

  47. remicade, humira, embrel or orencia 27th August 2006
    ... 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...

  48. Question on unusual type of arthritis 27th August 2006
    ... (takes the edge off but still have inflammation), humira (same as enbrel), doxycycline (controls the acne)...

  49. Questions about Enbrel 25th August 2006
    ... questions. I am having to choose between Enbrel and Humira and not quite sure that I want to do either of them...

  50. Predisone 18th August 2006
    ... I mostly attribute feeling better to starting the Humira injections. Yes all the RA meds have bad side...

  51. RA- anyone out there have this and can lend some support? 8th August 2006
    ... 50%. For the very expensive, injectible drugs like Humira or Enbrel, I must use a special pharmacy and have...

  52. Enbrel 4th August 2006
    ... I am not sure about Enbrel, but I am on Humira , which is in the same category of Enbrel (Biologics...

  53. enbrel side effect 26th July 2006
    ... Hi, I am on Humira injections which are a similar treatment to Enbrel...
    ... I also am on Humira and have never had an injection site reaction, but ... crazy. I too feel much better after starting the Humira ....
    ... had localized reactions to enbrel and now i am on humira . And have reactions to it also. I was told to take...
    ... Is anyone that is taking the Enbrel or Humira injections on any other meds? I am still on the Methotrexa ... te and Arava along with the Humira injections. I am hoping that since the Humira is...
    ... That is great Joanie58. I too am so happy with the Humira injections. It has made a world of difference, not...
    ... for me! I wish you continued good luck with the Humira and hopefully getting off your other meds. Me too...

  54. Painful injection 19th July 2006
    ... I started Humira injections 2 months ago for my RA and they have helped...
    ... the ice pack, but I definitely will next injection. Humira has really helped me. A ton better than I was 3-4...

  55. psoriatic arthritis 10th July 2006
    ... hope to hear from some of ye. also is anyone on humira ?? my rheumotologist is talking about starting me on...
    ... getting bad flares, shes not to anxious to start me on Humira (anti TNF drug) but if the pain specialist cant help...

  56. Coping with R.A.??? 4th July 2006
    ... off and then the pain hits you like nothing else. Humira is the only thing so far that has given my life back...

  57. Enbrel 23rd June 2006
    ... the pharmacy that you are getting it from. I am on Humira self injections and the specialty pharmacy that I...

  58. Do you ever feel good? 9th June 2006
    ... per month is more than I can afford, so now I am on Humira . The Humira is a self injectible that I do twice...

  59. 25 with RA- Help! Scared of medication. 6th June 2006
    ... different medications and im on a new one now called humira which i self inject every two weeks. it takes some...

  60. Itching rash palm of hands? 5th June 2006
    ... trying to find the right meds for me. I am now on Humira for 2 months. I do have the site reaction after a...
    ... Thank you for your reply, greeneyedgirl. I contacted Humira , they said it could cause rash (duh). I did alot of...

  61. Leflunomide prescribed for Rheumatoid. Side-effects? 22nd May 2006
    ... wants to start me on one of the self injected drugs ( Humira or Enbrol). I'm seeing him today and will decide...
    ... to consider stopping it. I have just started the Humira self injectible and hope to get even better results ... . If the Humira is successfull, my doctor would like to try and wean ... me off of the Methotrexate and see if the Humira will take over on its own....
    ... it is most appreciated. I have just started the Humira self injectible and hope to get even better results ... . If the Humira is successfull, my doctor would like to try and wean ... me off of the Methotrexate and see if the Humira will take over on its own. Please could someone ... explain what Humira self injectable is and what the treatment involves ... direct me to a suitable source of info. I have seen Humira mentioned around these boards but have never discussed...
    ... Humira is a Biologic drug that I self inject every 2 weeks ... arthritis and psoriatic arthritis)." "Enbrel, Humira and Remicade inhibit a cytokine called tumor necrosis ... the medicines until you are well. Do a search on Humira and read about it. I know they have to tell you all...

  62. humira / remicade 10th May 2006
    ... had 2 doses of the Remicade but I am switching to Humira due to cost. Remicade is very expensive compared ... to Humira and my Insurance will only cover so much. My rheumy ... more potent, but he hoped to get good results with Humira . I cannot tell yet that it has been effective other...

  63. psoriatic arthritis 4th May 2006
    ... prescribe pain meds, we changed dr. and new one prescribed humira , its a wonder drug, with in 48 hrs he was feeling...

  64. Prednisone 1st May 2006
    ... start one of the injectable drugs on my next visit ( HUmira or Enbrel). I have to read up and decide which one...

  65. Question about RA 30th April 2006
    ... have to decide on one of the RA medications (like Humira or Enbrel) to take from now on. Bob, I agree with...

  66. Biologocal Medications 3rd March 2006
    ... Hi there, I am taking Humira injections along with Methotrexate. Rather than bore ... log in name and all the things I have written about Humira should come up and hopefully help you in some small ... way. I chose Humira because the jab is only once every two weeks (I hate...

  67. Antibiotic Therapy for RA 23rd February 2006
    ... numerous medications. I am currently supposed to be on Humira 1xweek (double normal dose) and 10 pills of methotrexate ... maximum dose). The next step for me would be to drop Humira and start Remicaid. I had the realization that...

  68. anyone tried injections eg humira 15th February 2006
    ... I am on Methotrexate tablets (9 a week) and Humira jabs once every two weeks. The Humira has been great ... fine and has been able to return to work full time. Humira and Remicade both appear to be really good. You have ... subsiding at all. That was last September. Since starting Humira I have only taken 3 pain killers, I used to take at...

  69. New try- please help RA... 22nd January 2006
    ... tried everything. I am currently trying a mix of humira and methotrexate. I was told that methotrexate can ... noticed any loss nor a texture change. Anyone on Humira ? If so, what are your thoughts? Its seems to work...

  70. Enbrel, Humeria, Remicade ????? 12th January 2006
    ... have been on MTX for about 4 yrs and recently went on Humira injections (I chose this one as I hate needles and ... Humira is given once every two weeks the others are weekly ... injections or an infusion every 6-8 weeks Arghhh). For me Humira has been great able to do things within 20 mins of ... for approx. 1 month. I know my body may get used to Humira but for now it is very good. Everyone responds differently ... but I was so bad before Humira I would have tried anything. Let us know how you...
    ... covers each drug. My insurance only covered Enbrel and Humira , but not Remicade....so maybe I will not be able to...

  71. Remicade vs. Enbrel 19th December 2005
    ... Humira is another anti TNF drug that you might like to ask...
    ... My rheumatologist did say i could try humira also. I think i have decided on Remicade, but I talk...
    ... found out my insurance would not cover it so i started Humira this past week. I can actually tell a little bit...

  72. Ladies on Methx I need advice!! 18th November 2005
    ... then when RA is really bad. Recently I have gone on Humira injections. My periods seem to be heavier on Humira...

  73. anyone on TNF injections? 10th November 2005
    ... mean anti TNF injections. I have just started on Humira one injection every two weeks (just had my 4th one...
    ... involves a drip in the arm once every couple of months. Humira is a very small injection once a fortnight and takes...

  74. Humeria for RA 18th October 2005
    ... still taking other meds, besides Methotrexate, with Humira ?? I am still weaning myself off Prednisone and now...

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