... will not be able to have children while I am taking Humira as it will cause a miscarriage. Is this true? If so is this permanent ?
Adalimumab - I am a male who has been on Humira for about four years. I was told that my wife and I?
Question posted by Shaun3663 on 13 Nov 2016
Last updated on 13 November 2016
Hi Shaun, I find that advice a little doubtful based on these two links: https://www.drugs.com/cons/adalimumab-subcutaneous.html Also: https://www.drugs.com/pregnancy/adalimumab.html
None of these even mention a risk with men. If women are producing normal eggs and having no issues with malformation, I would assume that men are likewise producing healthy sperm. I have just finished taking a teratogenic medication where two forms of contraception had to be used and a warning to continue that for 3 to 6 months after cessation of treatment. If it is dangerous there will be FDA warnings all over the product insert.
I would get a second opinion at a different doctors surgery. Do not mention your current doctor by name as doctors have a tendency to close ranks when one is attacked/questioned. Just tell them you would like to clear something up and take your wife along also (just so you are on the same page).
Good luck and take care.
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