Joanzie1, Community Member
Category: Rheumatoid Arthritis

How long does Humira take to take affect?

My husband was diagnosed with RA about 9 months ago, and he is having a horrible time! He did ok on methotrexate for awhile, but then he had a terrible flare-up and his doctor prescribed Humira. So far he has had three shots, but the flares are continuing. Does anyone know how long it can take for…


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