||Concurrent use with another biologic (e.g. anakinra, abatacept, rituximab, ustekinumab, certolizumab pegol, etanercept, infliximab, tocilizumab, or golimumab) or tofacitinib.
||RA, Tried 1 DMARD (brand or generic, oral or injectable) for 3 mos (this includes patients who have tried other biologic DMARDs for 3 mos), or pt is concurrently receiving methotrexate (MTX), or pt has a contraindication or intolerance to MTX and leflunomide, as determined by prescribing physician, or pt has early RA (defined as disease duration of less than 6 months) with at least one of the following features of poor prognosis: functional limitation, extraarticular disease such as rheumatoid nodules, RA vasculitis, or Felty's syndrome, positive rheumatoid factor or anti-cyclic citrullinated protein antibodies, or bony erosions by radiograph. JIA/JRA. Tried another agent (e.g. MTX, sulfasalazine, leflunomide, NSAID, or biologic DMARD (eg, etanercept, abatacept, infliximab, anakinra, tocilizumab) or will be starting on adalimumab concurrently with MTX, sulfasalazine, or leflunomide. Approve without trying another agent if pt has absolute contraindication to MTX, sulfasalazine, or leflunomide or if pt has aggressive disease. Plaque psoriasis (PP). Pt has tried a systemic therapy (eg, MTX, CSA, acritretin, etanercept, infliximab, or ustekinumab) for 3 mos or PUVA) for 3 months , or pt experienced an intolerance to a trial of at least one systemic therapy (oral or biologic therapy), or pt has a contraindication to one oral agent for psoriasis such as MTX, as determined by the prescribing physician. CD. Tried corticosteroids (CSs) or if CSs are contraindicated or if pt currently on CSs or patient has tried one other agent for CD (eg, azathioprine, 6-mercaptopurine, MTX, certolizumab, infliximab) OR pt had ilecolonic resection. UC. Pt has tried a systemic therapy (eg, 6-mercaptopurine, azathioprine, CSA, tacrolimus, infliximab, or a corticosteroid such as prednisone or methylprednisolone) for 2 months or was intolerant to one of these agents, or the pt has pouchitis and has tried therapy with an antibiotic, probiotic, corticosteroid enema, or mesalamine (Rowasa) enema.