Humira Pen 40 mg/0.8mL
Humira Pen 40 mg/0.8mL: The recommended HUMIRA dose regimen for adult patients with Crohn’s disease (CD) is 160 mg initially on Day 1 (given in one day or split over two consecutive days), followed by 80 mg two weeks later (Day 15). Two weeks later (Day 29) begin a maintenance dose of 40 mg every other week. Aminosalicylates and/or corticosteroids may be continued during treatment with HUMIRA. Azathioprine, 6-mercaptopurine (6-MP) [see Warnings and Precautions (5.2)] or MTX may be continued during treatment with HUMIRA Pen if necessary. The use of HUMIRA in CD beyond one year has not been evaluated in controlled clinical studies.
Humira (adalimumab) Psoriasis Pen 40mg/0.8mL The recommended dose of HUMIRA Pen for adult patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), psoriatic arthritis (PsA) or ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is 40 mg given every other week. Methotrexate (MTX), other nonbiological DMARDs, glucocorticoids, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and/or analgesics may continue during treatment with Humira. Some patients who do not use MTX at the same time may benefit from increasing the frequency of the Humira dose to 40 mg a week. Humira Pen 40 mg/0.8mL
Note: In case if you face any below-given symptoms of an infection after consuming Humira Pen 40 mg/0.8mL then immediately stop using it and contact your doctor:
- Weight loss
- Muscle aches
- Blood in phlegm
- Feeling very tired
- Shortness of breath
- Fever, sweats, or chills
- Diarrhea or stomach pain
- Burning when you urinate
- Urinating more often than normal
- Warm, red, or painful skin or sores on your body.
- Heart failure (new or worsening). Symptoms include shortness of breath, swelling of your ankles or feet, and sudden weight gain.
- Blood problems (decreased blood cells that help fight infections or stop bleeding). Symptoms include a fever that does not go away, bruising or bleeding very easily, or looking very pale.
- Serious infections. These include TB and infections caused by viruses, fungi, or bacteria. Symptoms related to TB include a cough, low-grade fever, weight loss, or loss of body fat and muscle.
- Hepatitis B infection in carriers of the virus. Symptoms include muscle aches, feeling very tired, dark urine, skin or eyes that look yellow, little or no appetite, vomiting, clay-colored bowel movements, fever, chills, stomach discomfort, and skin rash.
- Allergic reactions. Symptoms of a serious allergic reaction include hives, trouble breathing, and swelling of your face, eyes, lips, or mouth.
- Nervous system problems. Signs and symptoms include numbness or tingling, problems with your vision, weakness in your arms or legs, and dizziness.
- Liver problems. Symptoms include feeling very tired, skin or eyes that look yellow, poor appetite or vomiting, and pain on the right side of your stomach (abdomen). These problems can lead to liver failure and death.
- Psoriasis (new or worsening). Symptoms include red scaly patches or raised bumps that are filled with pus.
- Immune reactions including a lupus-like syndrome. Symptoms include chest discomfort or pain that does not go away, shortness of breath, joint pain, or rash on your cheeks or arms that gets worse in the sun.