I inject myself once every two weeks with Andalimubab (Humira) for arthritis . Have had botox in the past whilst on this with no ill effects, but wondering if it is safe
Can I Have Botox if I Am on Humira for Arthritis?
Doctor Answers (5)
Botox on humira
Humira lower your immune system, but there are no contraindications to injecting botox while on this biologic. You should still be able to enjoy the benefits of botox!
Botox and Humira
As a dermatologist, I see no reason why you should not use Botox when using Humira. If in doubt, ask you rheumatologist for their opinion.
Should be fine...
I've not seen any problems with pts on immunosuppression having botox, but if there is any doubt you should ask your rheumatologist to be absolutely sure.
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Humira and Botox
Botox, a neuromodulator, would have no known effect on Humira so I do not see problems with receiving Botox injections.
Botox and Humira
There are no contraindictions for receiving Botox and getting Humira injections. I have several patients who have severe arthritis and receive Humira injections, and still enjoy the benefits of a Botox treatment.
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