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Official Answer by Drugs.com 4 days ago

Amgen’s Amjevita (adalimumab-atto) is the first adalimumab (Humira) biosimilar approved by the FDA and, like Humira, is used in adults for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and plaque psoriasis; it is also approved for juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) in children 4 years and older.

Amjevita is not yet approved to treat hidradenitis suppurativa, or uveitis, like Humira. Also, Amjevita is not approved as an interchangeable product at the pharmacy, meaning the pharmacist needs approval from the prescribing doctor to substitute Amjevita for Humira if not specified on the prescription.

Like Humira, Amjevita is an anti-TNF-α monoclonal antibody that has the same amino acid sequence as adalimumab.

Common side effects include infections and injection site reactions.

Amjevita is available in a prefilled syringe or autoinjector and is given by a subcutaneous injection.

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