Drug InteractionsAdalimumab can potentially interact with a few medicines (see Drug Interactions With Adalimumab for more information).
What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking adalimumab if you have:
- Congestive heart failure (CHF)
- A history of cancer of any type
- Multiple sclerosis
- Any disease that affects the immune system, such as diabetes, cancer, HIV, or AIDS
- Any conditions that affect the blood, including blood-clotting disorders
- Any current infection
- Infections that come and go (such as cold sores)
- Plans to receive vaccinations
- A history of hepatitis B infection or tuberculosis
- Any other allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, preservatives, rats, or mice.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Humira and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Humira and Breastfeeding).
Tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Adalimumab to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
What If I Overdose on Adalimumab?The exact effects of an overdose with adalimumab are not known. This is because there have been limited cases of people taking too much. In small studies, people who took large doses of the drug did not have any problems.
(Click Humira Overdose for more information.)