HUMIRA is a medicine called a Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) blocker.

HUMIRA is used to reduce the signs and symptoms of:

  • moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in adults. HUMIRA can be used alone, with methotrexate, or with certain other medicines
  • moderate to severe polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) in children 2 years and older. HUMIRA can be used alone, with methotrexate, or with certain other medicines
  • psoriatic arthritis (PsA) in adults. HUMIRA can be used alone or with certain other medicines
  • ankylosing spondylitis (AS) in adults
  • moderate to severe Crohn’s disease (CD) in adults when other treatments have not worked well enough

Humira Info

The recommended subcutaneous dosage of HUMIRA for adult patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), psoriatic arthritis (PsA), or ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is 40 mg administered every other week. Methotrexate (MTX), other non-biologic DMARDS, glucocorticoids, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), and/or analgesics may be continued during treatment with HUMIRA. In the treatment of RA, some patients not taking concomitant MTX may derive additional benefit from increasing the dosage of HUMIRA to 40 mg every week or 80 mg every other week.

Humira Side Effects

The most common side effects include: 

  • cough that does not go away
  • low grade fever
  • weight loss
  • loss of body fat and muscle (wasting)
  • muscle aches
  • feel very tired
  • dark urine


Patient Assistance Programs

There are several programs patients can sign up for that will assist in treatment costs:


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