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Date Joined Mar 2010
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   Posted 4/12/2010 2:38 PM (GMT -6)   
hello everyone....i had my second shot humira on thursday....somw times i have headache & some times i m too tired or i have dizziness...are these side effects common....usually after how many shots do u find the improvement???
& how to lose water weight due to pred???i cant fit in any of my clothes...i am like a balloon now??
is there any thing which helps in losing water weight???i m currently on 20mg methx,5mg pred,folic acid,calcium & 2 doses of humira alternate week...... confused

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Date Joined Jul 2005
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   Posted 4/21/2010 7:20 PM (GMT -6)   
Headaches are a common side effect. They should go away after your body adjust to the humira. I am not sure about the tiredness or dizziness. I would ask my doctor about that
Diagnosed July 2005 with Pancolitis
Lialda 2 a day
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Date Joined Aug 2007
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   Posted 5/3/2010 1:25 PM (GMT -6)   
mubin, I think it took about a month or two before I noticed the Humira helping.  It kept my Crohn's in remission but didn't help the joint pain as much as I hoped it would, so I switched to Cimzia after about a year.  It's not helping as much as I'd like either.  I can't help you with the water weight question, as I haven't gained any on pred and have been on it for 16 months now. 
Crohn's Disease, Acid Reflux/Gastritis, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, Endometriosis, Arthritis, Depression/Anxiety.  Too many meds to list them all.  =) 

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   Posted 5/3/2010 4:12 PM (GMT -6)   
No side effects and no help from it either. Thumbs down.
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