HUMIRA for Moderate to Severe Chronic Plaque Psoriasis (Ps)

HUMIRA for Moderate to Severe Chronic Plaque Psoriasis (Ps)

What is HUMIRA?

HUMIRA is a prescription medicine used to treat adults with moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis (Ps) who are ready for systemic therapy or phototherapy, and are under the care of a doctor who will decide if other systemic therapies are less appropriate.

HUMIRA Results for Plaque Psoriasis

In clinical trials, most adults taking HUMIRA had clear or almost clear skin, and many saw 75% or more skin clearance in just 4 months.

Individual results may vary.

Common side effects of HUMIRA

Common side effects of HUMIRA include injection site reactions (pain, redness, rash, swelling, itching, or bruising), upper respiratory infections (sinus infections), headaches, rash, and nausea. These are not all of the possible side effects with HUMIRA. Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

Read about the Important Safety Information for HUMIRA.

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HUMIRA Dosing for Plaque Psoriasis

Important: You must pay attention to your starting dose—it is different than your maintenance dose and is a critical part of taking HUMIRA as prescribed. Always follow your doctor’s instructions about when and how often to take HUMIRA.*

HUMIRA is given by injection under the skin.

Starting dose

Administered on Day 1 only: 80 mg

Maintenance dose

Can be administered at home on Day 8 and every other week thereafter: 40 mg

Your first dose of HUMIRA must be given under the supervision of a health care professional. Make sure you have been shown how to inject HUMIRA before you do it yourself. Remember to keep your HUMIRA refrigerated in its original container until ready for use.

You should continue taking HUMIRA as directed by your doctor. Remember, HUMIRA is a treatment, not a cure. Your doctor can tell you if and when you should stop taking HUMIRA.

For more information, refer to the Patient Instructions for Use and the Medication Guide located inside the HUMIRA carton, and within the Full Prescribing Information. If you experience any adverse reactions or discomfort when taking HUMIRA, discuss them with your doctor right away.

*Refer to the Patient Instructions for Use to learn about the HUMIRA Pen and prefilled syringe.

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How does HUMIRA work?

The protein TNF-alpha is believed to be part of your body’s natural processes involved in creating inflammation, and in some cases, excess inflammation. When used as prescribed, HUMIRA targets and blocks TNF-alpha, which can help reduce excess inflammation associated with Ps.

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