Humia and constant hives possibly not working? Anyone know what's next in drugs?

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   Posted 6/28/2009 7:43 AM (GMT -7)   
I am currently on Humira and fear it's not working. I have constant itching and hives and my crohn's is in full flare. Anyone know if there's something else looming on the horizon?

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   Posted 6/28/2009 8:54 AM (GMT -7)   
Have you checked out info on Cimzia? That might be the next step or even Methotrexate.

Good luck
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   Posted 6/28/2009 12:53 PM (GMT -7)   
Nanners, No I haven't. I am going to make an appointment to discuss it this week. Thanks for the info. Methotrexate made me very ill, but Cimzia is new to me.
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