Drug interactions between Humira and Zostavax
|Zostavax (zoster vaccine live)|
Interactions between your drugs
adalimumab zoster vaccine live
Applies to: Humira (adalimumab) and Zostavax (zoster vaccine live)
If you are currently being treated or have recently been treated with adalimumab, you should let your doctor know before receiving zoster vaccine live. Depending on the dose and length of time you have been on adalimumab, you may be at risk for developing an infection from the vaccine or have a reduced response to the vaccine. In some situations, your doctor may want to delay vaccination to give your body time to recover from the effects of adalimumab therapy. Conversely, if you have recently been vaccinated with zoster vaccine live, your doctor may choose to postpone treatment with adalimumab for a few weeks. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.
Drug and food interactions
No results found in our database - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
No therapeutic duplications were found for your selected drugs.
Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No information available.|
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.
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