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Humira Gets Psoriasis Nod by Ulysee W. Patient Expert Posted Tue 28 Oct 2008 9:56pm Late Friday, Abbott’s Humira got the nod for moderate to severe psoriasis. It’s the fifth indication for Humira. Humira has been one of the gems in Abbott’s portfolio over the last year. Humira is joining other drugs already approved for psoriasis – Enbrel (also for moderate to severe psoriasis) and Remicade (for severe psoriasis). ... Read on »
Bayer sues Abbott over Humira. by Katie C. Patient Expert Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 4:42pm 1 Comment I saw this appear in my Google alerts today: “Bayer unit sues Abbott over Humira arthritis drug” I would love to hear more about this case (if anyone knows more, please post a comment or email me ). For those of you that don’t know, Humira is a TNF blocker that many of us are on for Crohn’s disease — I have been on and off of it for 2+ years n ... Read on »
Humira, Crohn’s and remission. by Katie C. Patient Expert Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 4:35pm This one is short and easy— Humira seems to be working for many patients. More here: Humira Has Advantages Over Remicade (And for what it’s worth it’s working for me.) Read on »
Humira – Third TNF Blocker a Charm in Treating RA? by Andrew Posted Fri 19 Mar 2010 8:04pm I apologize in advance for the somewhat boring post but this one simply represents statements about my current status. I made an unplanned visit to my rheumatologist today due to Cimzia no longer working. I guessed that after two TNF blockers failed, I’d might be moving onto to something else like Orencia. But my doctor wants to try one more TN ... Read on »
Humira Headaches – Relief at Last! by Andrew Posted Sun 23 May 2010 9:19pm A one year anniversary of blogging about RA was supposed to be more of a celebration. But 18 days of migraine headaches since April 16th put quite a kink in the plans. Years ago, migraines would come and go – perhaps at the rate of a few times a year. Sleep, darkness, and some Midrin would take care of it. Midrin is an old, 3-part migraine medi ... Read on »
Humira for sarcoidosis by Mark Levin Posted Thu 21 Oct 2010 3:52am Humira is a drug similar to Remicaid. It is potentially effective in sarcoidosis but there is not much supporting evidence. There are several case reprots but I could not find prospective studies. A study was planned but suspended prior to enrollment: Efficacy Study of Humira in the Treatment of Cutaneous Sarcoidosis, NCT00731757 Trial of ... Read on »
2November 16, 2009Humira Update by Lana B. Facebook Posted Mon 16 Nov 2009 12:00am Many of you have asked me how Humira has been working for me, and I have been hesitant to respond. The reason for that is because I am simply not sure. I just want to find a whole bunch of wood and just knock on it over and over. I took my first injection only two weeks ago and I will be taking my second this morning. It is has be ... Read on »
Clues to Why Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Humira Fails Some Patients by HealthFinder Posted Tue 12 Apr 2011 12:19pm healthnewslink Nearly a third develop an immune reaction to the drug that thwarts its effectiveness, study finds. By Jenifer Goodwin HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Lady Sues Over Neuropathy From Humira by DrGibson Posted Wed 27 Apr 2011 9:00am This week, a woman in Montana sued for nerve damage (neuropathy) allegedly caused by her use of Humira. In fact, Abbott Laboratories (ABT) is being sued claiming that its drug Humira caused her permanent nerve damage to her feet while taking it for Crohn's disease.  This is a highly utilized medication and appears to be linked with other toxic me ... Read on »
Humira, I hardly knew ya. by Katie C. Patient Expert Posted Wed 15 Jul 2009 6:04pm Plagued with allergic reactions and a grand finale of skin cancer, yesterday marked the beginning of my final adventure into the land of TNF-Alpha inhibitors. Good bye Remicade, adios Humira, hello Cimzia. And if Cimzia doesn’t like me — or vice-versa — I’m out, and the world of anti-TNF therapy is not for me. After all what doesn’t kill you — alm ... Read on »