HUMIRA is a medicine called a Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) blocker. HUMIRA is used:
- To reduce the signs and symptoms of:
- moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in adults. HUMIRA can be used alone, with methotrexate, or with certain other medicines.
- moderate to severe polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) in children 2 years and older. HUMIRA can be used alone, with methotrexate, or with certain other medicines.
- psoriatic arthritis (PsA) in adults. HUMIRA can be used alone or with certain other medicines.
- ankylosing spondylitis (AS) in adults.
- moderate to severe Crohnâ€™s disease (CD) in adults when other treatments have not worked well enough.
- moderate to severe Crohnâ€™s disease (CD) in children 6 years and older when other treatments have not worked well enough.
- moderate to severe hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) in people 12 years and older.
- In adults, to help get moderate to severe ulcerative colitis (UC) under control (induce remission) and keep it under control (sustain remission) when certain other medicines have not worked well enough. It is not known if HUMIRA is effective in people who stopped responding to or could not tolerate TNF-blocker medicines.
- To treat moderate to severe chronic (lasting a long time) plaque psoriasis (Ps) in adults who have the condition in many areas of their body and who may benefit from taking injections or pills (systemic therapy) or phototherapy (treatment using ultraviolet light alone or with pills).
- To treat non-infectious intermediate, posterior, and panuveitis in adults and children 2 years of age and older.