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Aralen

Aralen

Has anyone been on aralin. If so how was it

A myRAteam Member said:

Never heard of it and couldn't find it on google. Is the spelling correct?

posted over 3 years ago

Arelen.

Arelen.

Has anyone been on Aralen. As I understand it's also a Malaria drug.

A myRAteam Member said:

Plaquenil will make one more sun sensitive. My Dr insist that I see an eye dr and a dermatologist once a year for check ups. Be sure and wear sunglasses… read more

posted 8 months ago

Aralen

Aralen

need to start taking a 2nd med to help with RA. taking methotrexate, but it is not doing the job enough, any suggestions as to what else can be taken

A myRAteam Member said:

Yes i found that. It was also giving me skin sores. Doc has stopped methatricsat and put me on months suply of steroids Started on six next week four… read more

posted 10 months ago

Does Anyone Else Take Humira Once A Week?

Does Anyone Else Take Humira Once A Week?

A myRAteam Member said:

I take it for once a week for about a year it did OK at first but now I don’t think it’s strong enough

posted 3 months ago

Primary Physician Not Supportive

Primary Physician Not Supportive

My primary physician insist that I do not have RA. I see a new specialist next month, but I'm worried that I have already suffered some damage. He did Rx a pain cream, which helps very little. Has anybody else had this problem and did you find another physician?

A myRAteam Member said:

My primary argued when i asked for further blood tests. I told her i would see a rheumatologist for a second opinion. I didnt nave a referal, thankfully… read more

posted over 3 years ago

Tired And Sleeping Alot.

Tired And Sleeping Alot.

Hi everyone. Is anyone else having a hard time staying awake? I have been going to bed early. But when I awaken I feel as if I never slept. If I sit on the chair or coach all i want to do is sleep. It's becoming scary. I use to be such an agile person. Now I am lucky I can make it through my day.

A myRAteam Member said:

I've had a very long period of feeling exhausted since last January! It may be because of low thyroid.. That's what the endocrinologist told me... It's… read more

posted almost 5 years ago

Depression & Talking To Your RA Doctor

Depression & Talking To Your RA Doctor

For the last 3-4 weeks I have really been struggling with deep depression, crying, not eating, & excessive sleeping. I was diagnosed with RA about 2 years ago & presently taking methotrexate & prednisone. My question is, should I discuss my problems with my RA specialist or go to my family doctor. I just cannot deal with this depression much longer. My husband & others tell me to shake it off, but it's not that easy. Any recommendations or suggestions… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

You need to see your family doctor and may need counselling and antidepressants. I believe that most people with a pain condition are on antidepressants… read more

posted over 1 year ago

Methotrexate

Methotrexate

I will be starting methotrexate on Saturday for the first time. Any side effects I should be worried about?

A myRAteam Member said:

I took MTX for about 18 years, but am off of it now. It was affecting my red blood cell production so I had to go off of it. Over the years the problems… read more

posted almost 3 years ago

Plaquenil

Plaquenil

I have been on 200mg of Plaquinel per day since May 2004. RA doctor just stopped because of issues with my eyes. Does anyone now what side affects I will have by this abrupt stoppage?

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Salisbury, NC

A myRAteam Member said:

I have noticed a big difference in my eye sight. My options said that it might just be my age as i am 46 next month.
But i definitely think it's the… read more

posted about 1 year ago