WHAT IS HADLIMA?
HADLIMA is a prescription medicine used to reduce the signs and symptoms of: Moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in adults. HADLIMA can be used alone, with methotrexate, or with certain other medicines. HADLIMA may prevent further damage to your bones and joints and may help your ability to perform daily activities. Moderate to severe polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) in children 2 years of age and older. HADLIMA can be used alone or with methotrexate.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
What is the most important information I should know about HADLIMA?
You should discuss the potential benefits and risks of HADLIMA with your doctor. HADLIMA is a tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blocker medicine that can lower the ability of your immune system to fight infections. You should not start taking HADLIMA if you have any kind of infection unless your doctor says it is okay. Serious infections have happened in people taking HADLIMA. These serious infections include tuberculosis (TB) and infections caused by viruses, fungi, or bacteria that have spread throughout the body. Some people have died from these infections. Your doctor should test you for TB before starting HADLIMA, and check you closely for signs and symptoms of TB during treatment with HADLIMA, even if your TB test was negative. If your doctor feels you are at risk, you may be treated with medicine for TB.