I have been on Humira for 10 weeks. I stopped Prednisone very early on in hopes of this being my miracle drug other than minimal relief from MTX. Within 3 weeks, I had to go back on the steroids for relief. I had to stop MTX 2 weeks b/c liver counts are bad. This is not happening as quickly as I had hoped. How long has it taken for it to work? Any advice would be much appreciated!

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  • It took 8 1/2 months to get encouraging bloods, and only after I had started vit D, after it was found that I was deficient. It might have been a coincidence, but might be worth checking your vit D levels!

    I was 2 weeks from stopping it, as I have had some difficult side effects, now checking whether it has stopped the erosions, if so, I'll try to put up with them.

    Hope it kicks in soon. M x

  • Vitamin D bloods are normal! Testing for sleep apnea though!

  • I think that I was lucky because my symptoms cleared within two weeks, but was warned it might take months. My surprise ant this turn of events was a happy one! I hope it soon works for you .I wouldn't want steroids now.

  • Ive been on it now for 4 months ,and not getting any benefit yet ,slowly coming out of a horrible flare

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