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I'm getting conflicting answers from my rheumatologist and my primary care doctors about taking Kevxara and getting Covid-19. My primary care doctor has told me that because I am taking Kevzara that I can't get Covid-19. On the other hand I asked my rheumatologist that very same question. Can I get Covid while on Kevzara? My rheumatologist says yes, you can still get Covid-19 while on Kevzara. So my question is, who do I believe?? I'm stunned in hearing two different answers who come from the… read more
Is anyone currently taking or have been prescribed the IL-6 inhibitor biologic RA medication, Kevzara, the manufacturer is Sanofi? If so, is it working, how long did it take for you to notice that your disease seems to be getting under control, and did anyone notice any specific side effects. I'm currently taking the medication, and have 3 injections.
I have been injecting Kevzara until 5 weeks ago, I came off it due to side effects. In the 5 weeks of no treatment I have started to flare up. I have now been given Etanacept injections. My problem is, the advice I have been given by my helpline. I spoke to the RA nurse about my flare ups, the reply was, we would normally give you a steroid injection, but because it will lower my immune system, we are not giving them. I then asked about my Etanacept injections, which are Immuno suppressors, and… read more
Just started kevzara (tried everything else!!) Been on it 2 months. Has anyone had great success??? I'm ok for about 4 days then the pain returns with a vengeance!!! I'm so sick of hurting and gaining weight!!!!!!
When I was first diagnosed, my research exposed me to a ton of info regarding the AIP (autoimmune protocal diet) approach. I tried the elimination diet for a while but because I was simultaneously taking methotrexate and prednisone, I couldn't tell what was working.
I'd welcome any insights and testimonials about this. Thanks
I've not tried it but there's a man on Facebook that does recipes everyday with his charming little 2 year old daughter helping. Its called Flava something or other. You'll find it. Hes a mine of info… read more
Does anyone know if this medicine is safe for people like me with hystoplasmosis scaring in my eyes and brain
This is one I've heard nothing about. I've been on methotrexate 1 dose and had horrible… read more
I have been been on both Enbrel (a couple of years) and Orencia - 6 months. It is important to get your blood checked every 2-3 months - and as a part of that get the rheumy to… read more
Took my 1st injection of Kevzara almost 2 weeks ago
I feel way worse after i took it than before... due for another one on Monday.. don't want to take it. Im really hurting
Do i just not take it
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