I started Entocort (2nd time for me) almost (2) weeks ago - as this is my only med for Crohn's at this point, my GI said it would take 7-10 days to kick in and start helping. And it did take about 8 days for me.
His reasoning being - (1) it isn't as quick acting as Prednisone, therefore it takes longer, and (2) when you have Crohn's your body just doesn't absorb the meds as fast and they have to build up in your system a few days before you get results.
Diagnosed with Lupus - April 2002
Diagnosed with Crohn's Disease - January 2003 (problems since early 1990)
Meds: Flexeril 10mg as needed, Plaquenil 200mg, Probiotics, Multi-vitamin, fish oil, Cal/Mag Supplement
Off Immuran as of April 1st and doing well!!