I feel like a guinea pig, switching medicines that treat the symptoms but NO CURE. And I am so thankful for them. But, does anyone know what pharmaceutical companies or scientists my be actually working on a cure?
I've failed Enbrel, Remicade, and Xeljanz. Now I'm awaiting approval for Orencia. I'm hurting a lot. My right hip has hurt for 8 months and many of my larger joints hurt a lot. I'm supposed to take prednisone, which works, of course, but I cannot sleep on it and I hate the weight gain... Duh. Narcotics make me sick, so I don't want them, but I wonder if I should see a pain doctor. In a weird way, I feel like im betraying my rheumatologist if I do, though. Thoughts? Experiences? When is it time… read more
Are you on pain meds.?
Has anyone taken Azathioprine? What was your experience with benefit and side effects? My rheumy said it's a chemo type med similar to methotrexate. I can't take mtx due to RA involvement in lungs. I haven't started it yet as she said just 1/2 pill makes most people sick and I haven't had time for down time if it's necessary. Thanks in advance for your input. 😊
Does anyone know if it's ok to take Mobic and Aleve? I've read that they should not be taken together but nothing else works.
Hi! I just found out that I have RA severly in my ankles and feet. I was diagnosed bya foot and ankle doctor. I don't see a rheumatoid doctor until june.
Also can you have it in your knee?
Recently my doc took me off Methotrexate, predisone and Humira as Humira wasnt working anymore and Methotrexate was making me sick. Im waiting to start Xeljanz middle next month but until then Im suffering.
I was wondering: CBD oil, can I take this with Xeljanz?
Xeljanzs can take months to start working, I need something for this pain, every part of me is hurting.
Has anyone tried this combo together?
What dosage of CBD oil do you advise for RA?
The pain and swelling is now in both hands. I had a carpel tunnel test and it said, I have it In my left which is the worse and nerve damage in the right. My knuckle's swell and hurt mostly In the morning. I can't make a fist on either hand. Not just one specific knuckle hurts, its all of them. The
ones near my fingernails on the right seem to be worse. I'm still waiting to see a Dr. Anything to eàse my mind.
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