hey, ive had psoriatic arthritis for around 5 years now. ive got it all over my body, feet, knees, hips, back, hands, shoulders. at any rate. a year ago i was on humira for several months. by the second day of the first injection it was amazing. after the first week i felt 100%, NO pain at all. unfortunatly i developed a kidney stone which 4 doctors i went to told me it was IBS, or they didnt know what was wrong. since the pain was so bad at times, and it seemed no one would help me, i stopped taking the humira assuming that was responsible. was finally diagnosed with the stone after 4 months. after the stone was removed, i started the humira again, by the 2nd day started to feel great again. by the third day the pain started comming back, within a week i was back on my aleve. we tried it for 4 months. absolutely no effect :(.
i would assume i developed antibodies that attack the humira. ive been totally off of it now for a few months. is there any point in trying it again? or anyting i should do while taking it?
the rheumatologist had recommended taking methotrexate with it, but i cant help but feel like i should just give up on all of it. its kind of depressing to have something that was a miracle drug taken away. Ive been on so many differnt treatments, always getting my hopes up just to be let down again. I am wondering if hes right tho.. if the methotrexate would let the humira work again.
any responses welcome