I am terrified about taking this drug!
Please tell me it gets better..... took it before bed. Next day felt like i had taken about 5 xanax all at once, chest pain, throwing up, hot one min sweating, chills next minute. Night sweats. No appetite. Stomach pain. Then second day still in a foggy state , so tired even after sleeping 9-10 hours couldnt hold my eyes open still nauseated and still hot and cold back and forth. BAHHH. And they want me to increase by two more pills in a little over a week?!
Today I woke up with a soreness from my shoulders, ribcage, back, and rear that has caused me to feel so tender it hurts to the touch. I've had this before but not to this extreme and not usually for more than an hour or two. I can't even wear a bra because it's too painful. If you've experienced this, what do you do? Im miserable. Thanks for your help.
I had a very stressful weekend and spent the entire next week with dry mouth, no appetite and a sick feeling in my stomach. I lost 10 lbs in one week. Lost a lot of sleep as well. I wasn't sure if it was a flare or just a virus.
I have felt like I have a small urine infection on and off for a few months. I did urine tests two times and results reveal a slight amount of bacteria. I was told to drink more water. Urine and blood work reveal slightly high calcium levels. Not sure if this has to do with potentially sluggish kidney function. I am still being tested every few weeks. I take 6 methtrexate a week and sulfazamine two times a day. Could this be… read more
Has anyone gone through pregnancy after being diagnosed with RA? Was it planned? Did you stop treatment? How did you feel throughout the pregnancy with or without treatment. (I've read there are safe treatments for RA during pregnancy) How was your delivery and how did you feel afterwards and how long did you wait to get back on the treatment? Sorry, this is such a random question. I am new to this condition, it has been 1 year since I received the diagnosis and I don't have any… read more
I'm so curious to know how those of us with suppressed immune systems deal with people around us who are sick (like your coworkers, significant others, etc.).
For some background, a few of my colleagues and I went out to lunch today, and only after we had been at lunch for a bit did I find out that one of them has pneumonia. She said she's on antibiotics and isn't contagious, but immediately my mind went into "evacuation… read more