Review: could Humira cause Scarlatina (Scarlet fever)?
Summary: there is no Scarlatina reported by people who take Humira yet.
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Humira has active ingredients of adalimumab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 136,716 Humira users)
Scarlatina (scarlet fever features a bright red rash that covers most of the body) has been reported by people with breast cancer metastatic, diabetes, hypersensitivity, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 159 Scarlatina patients)
On Jan, 29, 2015: No report is found
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