Humira and Flu Shot?

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mkl11
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Date Joined Jul 2007
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   Posted 11/24/2008 2:33 PM (GMT -7)   
Anyone react poorly to the flu shot while on Humira? I took it when I was on Remicade last year and didn't have any problems, but am a bit more worried this time around.
20 y/o, diagnosed 6/2007. On Humira, no wheat or corn syrup, low sugar, low dairy.


survivor49
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   Posted 11/24/2008 2:44 PM (GMT -7)   
make sure that you get the inactive or "killed" vaccine. I had the shot and on humira- no problems

mkl11
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   Posted 11/24/2008 2:47 PM (GMT -7)   
Yup, I called to make sure it wasn't a live vaccine. When in relation to your next injection did you get the shot?
20 y/o, diagnosed 6/2007. On Humira, no wheat or corn syrup, low sugar, low dairy.


survivor49
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   Posted 11/24/2008 3:00 PM (GMT -7)   
i think it was a couple of days after the humira, but it shouldn't make a difference
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