HUMIRA is not right for everyone. Only your doctor can decide if HUMIRA is right for you.
In clinical studies, some people with UC achieved remission as soon 8 weeks after starting treatment with HUMIRA. Individual results may vary. Your progress may be assessed at 8 weeks to decide if you should continue treatment.
Ulcerative colitis (UC) has been linked to an overproduction of certain proteins, including one called tumor necrosis factor (TNF). HUMIRA blocks TNF-alpha, a source of harmful inflammation that may be contributing to your symptoms.
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.
People with ulcerative colitis talk about the moment they knew they needed a change in the way they treated their ulcerative colitis symptoms.