Hyrimoz is a remedy that acts on the immune system and is used to treat the following conditions:
- Plaque psoriasis (red and scaly patches on the skin)
- Psoriatic arthritis (red and scaly patches on the skin with inflammation of the joints)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (inflammation of the joints)
- Axial spondyloarthritis (inflammation of the spine causing back pain)
- Crohn’s disease (inflammation of the guts)
- Ulcerative colitis (inflammation of the ulcers in the lining of the gut)
- Non-infectious uveitis (inflammation of the layer beneath the white of the eyeball)
This is mostly used in adults when their conditions are severe or getting worse.
How does Hyrimoz work?
Hyrimoz is a monoclonal antibody that has been intended to attach to a substance in the body called TNF or tumour necrosis factor. TNF thereby reduces the inflammation and other symptoms of the disease. This also works to reduce the symptoms of diseases like:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Plaque Psoriasis
Why use Hyrimoz?
Hyrimoz contains an active ingredient called adalimumab and is a bio similar medicine. It belongs to the group of medicines called biologics. Hyrimoz is supplied as a sterile and preservative-free solution of adalimumab-adaz for subcutaneous administration. This has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration last 2018.
How to use Hyrimoz?
Hyrimoz is available as a solution for injection under the skin in a pre-filled syringe. It is commonly given every 2 weeks. The recommended dosage and frequency of Hyrimoz depends on your medical condition. You may keep Hyrimoz at room temperature for about 15 to 30 minutes before using it. Check carefully the medicines if it’s sterile clear. If it’s not, do not use it anymore. Hyrimoz can only be obtained by prescription. Treatment must be started and supervised by a doctor.
What are the side-effects of Hyrimoz?
Here the common side-effects of Hyrimoz:
- Nausea and headache
- Abdominal pain
- Injection site reactions (bleeding, pain, swelling, redness or itching)
- Infections (sinusitis, urinary tract infection, upper respiratory tract infection)
Warnings and Precautions
- Consult your doctor right away if you are unsure about the color of the solution.
- Do not inject into the areas where the skin is tender, red, scaly, hard, or bruised.
- Before injecting, make sure that your hands are already clean. Do not touch anymore the injection site if it’s already cleaned.
- Keep this medication away from the reach of children.
- Store this at room temperature given.