Anybody in Johannesburg that's battling to afford Enbrel?
Hi my Doc. wants me to try Erelzi ans I am scared I have tried 3 other medications and i am sorry for any spelling mistakes ! I have tried methtrexate and 2 other pill forms and I can't take them they give me chest pain head ache and a pain in my stomach . What I am wondering if there are others that have been on the pill forms of meds and tried the Erelzi and had bad side effects ? I sure don't want to die from this med and I don't want other problems !!
I have RA and take Erelzi. I have some days where I have sharp/shooting pain. Doctor says it is from my OA and has prescribed Cymbalta. I have been doing well on Erelzi with only headaches in the beginning. I am afraid to take another medication with such bad side effects. Anyone taking Cymbalta for OA or Fibromyalgia? How is it working and how are you doing with side effects?
I just started taking Erelzi this year and it has reduced my inflammation in my left hand, but recently the pain has started increasing.
I am asking for feedback on whether or not I should consider changing my medication.
Thanking everyone in advance for their input.
I just took my third dose of Erelzi, which I take once a week.
I have not noticed significant improvement yet, I am wondering when I might expect to find out if my new medication is working or not.
Thank you again everyone, for your input.
I missed a couple doses of Methotrexate and I don't have more RA pain.
Awhile ago the pain in my hands increased, while taking Methotrexate, eventually I was prescribed Erelzi, which is working, my dose of Methotrexate was kept the same.
I am basically asking if Rheumatologists generally keep patients on Methotrexate when the patient is started on a Biologic/Biosimilar… read more
It is a biologic drug called a bio similar because it is similar to Enbrel.
I’m already on folic acid (4tabs a week)
I started taking simponi 3 months ago, I am still taking Methotrexate plus hydrochloroquine and sulfasalazine. This evening I noticed a painful area on my shoulder blade, my husband thinks it looks like shingles rash. Does anyone know if I will have to stop some or all of my meds if this is confirmed to be shingles. I only injected Simponi 3 days ago and I took my metho 2 days ago. Feeling a little panicked just now.
I will be seeing my go tomorrow but could do with some advice in the mean… read more