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Cimzia biological therapy

How long before they work

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Everyone's different some get resbite straight away and others it can take a couple off months to work

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Thanks for your reply let's hope it works

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If ever but should feel a difference in abt 2 wks everyone's different good luck

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I've had two injections then two weeks later have given self two more injections

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I started Cimzia last December but it hasn't worked. At my appointment last Thursday they decided to stop the Cimzia and are looking to start Rituximab next month if my chest X-ray comes back clear and my blood tests are ok.

I'd say that it's different for everyone, sometimes folk get relief quite quickly but for others it can be a couple of months. If it hasn't worked in six months they may consider changing to another.

Good luck, hope it works for you.

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How long is a piece of string? CIMZIA is the drug that enabled me to get back control of my life. I hope it will work as well for you too. I suppose your body and RA team are the ones to tell you if it does work or not in the end. I have my fingers crossed for you.

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I've beginning to lose hope as pain is getting me down

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I’ve been on it 18 months and am pain free , it took about a month to notice a real difference and about 4 months before being pain free but oh yes there’s a but ..... the side affects are a mare , I’m so absolutely exhausted all the time , my eyes are sore , I’ve developed gum decease and I’ve never had any problems with teeth-before , I’m currently being tested for vitamin deficiency and then hopefully changing , this might not happen to you , it’s such a shame because pain wise it’s worked 10/10

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I felt a difference very quickly, within a couple of weeks. I have generally been free of pain and inflammation since starting Cimzia 3 years ago. I occasionally get a flare just enough to remind me that I still have RA.

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Third dose of cimzia injections double dose no improvements.

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Still no difference on cimzia will be taking my fourth injection on Wednesday therefore all together that will be 7 injections

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