How sick do I have to be to not take my Humira?

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mkl11
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   Posted 2/8/2009 10:50 PM (GMT -6)   
I'm already a day late on my Humira (was too busy to take it yesterday and deal with the fatigue). I've been getting over a bad cold I had earlier in the week. I'm still a bit stuffed up, but so is everyone around here in the Midwest. The docs always warn to not take Humira with any sign of infection...but I guess my question is, how do you gauge if you're not ready to take it? And then how long do you wait?

Thanks!
20 y/o, diagnosed 6/2007. On Humira, no wheat or corn syrup, low sugar, low dairy.


Aimee =)
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   Posted 2/8/2009 10:55 PM (GMT -6)   
I have never skipped a dose; my GI said to not take it if I was running a consistent fever and to call him instead and we may end up doing it anyways. Hasn't happened yet, as I've haven't run fever during a planned dose.

That said - it doesn't hurt to wait until tomorrow morning and call your GI before taking it if you are unsure.

mkl11
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   Posted 2/8/2009 10:56 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks Aimee! Yeah, I feel totally fine....just a little tired since it's late here, but I don't want to put this off another day. I've just never been clear on the definition, so this helps!
20 y/o, diagnosed 6/2007. On Humira, no wheat or corn syrup, low sugar, low dairy.

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