How HUMIRA works for hidradenitis suppurativa (HS)

It’s time to find what works for me

The science behind HUMIRA.

This video explains how the overproduction of a specific cytokine (TNF-alpha), along with other inflammatory proteins, can create increased inflammation throughout your body. HUMIRA works by targeting and blocking TNF-alpha to reduce the excess inflammation thought to contribute to HS symptoms.

Watch this video for a peek at how HUMIRA works.


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A quick question. Are you satisfied with how you are currently treating your HS?

Talk to your doctor about a moderate to severe HS treatment with proven results.

After just 3 months in clinical trials, many adult patients on HUMIRA saw significant results:

  • At least 50% reduction in the total number of inflammatory abscesses and nodules
  • No increase in the number of abscesses
  • No increase in the number of draining wounds

Your results may vary.

See the Results

Talk to your doctor about a moderate to severe HS treatment with proven results.

After just 3 months in clinical trials, many adult patients on HUMIRA saw significant results:

  • At least 50% reduction in the total number of inflammatory abscesses and nodules
  • No increase in the number of abscesses
  • No increase in the number of draining wounds

Your results may vary.

See the Results


Facts about HUMIRA.

Over 40 K

OVER 40K HS PATIENTS PRESCRIBED

Over 40,000 patients have been prescribed HUMIRA for moderate to severe hidradenitis suppurativa.

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FIRST AND ONLY

HUMIRA is the first and only FDA-approved treatment for moderate to severe hidradenitis suppurativa in people 12 years and older.

At least 50%

REDUCTION IN INFLAMMATORY NODULES AND ABSCESSES

In clinical trials, HUMIRA was proven in many adult patients to reduce the total number of inflammatory nodules and abscesses by at least half without an increase in number of draining wounds and abscesses in just 3 months.

Relative to baseline

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“If you’ve been struggling with HS symptoms, it’s time to go to your dermatologist. It’s important to me that patients see meaningful results.”

-Dr. Ackerman, dermatologist

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Get resources designed around you.

Whether it’s injection training, helping you establish a treatment routine, or finding you ways to save on prescription, HUMIRA Complete provides you with the resources you need—when you need them.

Get assistance over the phone, online, in person, or sent directly to your door. Your Nurse Ambassador* will be there so you don’t have to go it alone—helping you understand your condition and the role HUMIRA plays in your treatment.

*Nurse Ambassadors are provided by AbbVie and do not work under the direction of your health care professional (HCP) or give medical advice. They are trained to direct patients to their HCP for treatment-related advice, including further referrals.


Watch the HUMIRA HS commercials.

See what’s possible with HUMIRA’s proven results for moderate to severe hidradenitis suppurativa and talk to your dermatologist about whether HUMIRA is right for you.

Enough is enough

Painful and embarrassing symptoms, like abscesses and wounds. Some people with HS have been around the block.

HS can be a real project

With HS, odor and leakage can get in your way. Maybe it’s time to put HUMIRA on the job.


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