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- Humira costs between $13,000 to $14,000 for one year of continuous use at the normal dosage of 40mg every other week for people who have no drug coverage. If you have drug coverage then costs for Humira can range in percentage depending on your coverage amount.
- The average cost of Humira injections for one year is $14,000 at the common dose of 40 mg every other week. So one dose injection would run about $538.50 for people who have no drug coverage.
- Humira (Adalimumab) is a TNF-alpha inhibitor. It functions by binding TNF-alpha and preventing it from interacting with the TNF-alpha receptors in cells. Like the other TNF alpha inhibitors, it is a monoclonal antibody. Other TNF-alpha inhibitors that are approved by the FDA include Remicade (infliximab...
- Technically, you can be on Humira while taking other medications, however it is counter productive to take an antibiotic while your immune system is being suppressed because antibiotics work in conjunction with your immune system. What Humira support will tell you is that if you have any active infection...
- Totally free if you call them and tell them you can't afford it! I've been getting it over a year now. They will send you the information and what's required to get it. Pay stub, taxes, utility bill etc.
- Humira is a costly drug. In 2008, the website www.mdconsult.com reported that the monthly cost of Humira, at a dose of 40mg every other week would be roughly $1662.00 per month. Patients who are fortunate enough to have 3rd party insurance may pay a copay or substantially less than the cash price...
- Humira (Adalimumab) is a monoclonal antibody (protein) to TNF-alpha. It binds TNF-alpha and prevents it from binding the TNF-alpha Receptor, thereby inhibiting inflammatory responses. It is not a steroid. (Sources: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/ www.wikipedia.org)
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