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I have been on it for probably 6 months now. It hasn't helped much yet, but I was just switched to the highest dose, every 4 weeks rather than the middle dosage every 6 weeks. I have noticed a… read more
I saw my Rheumy today and we agreed to give Humira 3 more months (insurance instuctions) before moving on to infusions. I know everyone is different but what infusion medications have y'all be on & how long did it take for you to notice a difference in your symptoms?
I’m wondering the same thing. I started methotrexate a month and a half ago and had my first two Remicade infusions. I think the methotrexate is messing with my stomach and I don’t really want to take… read more
I have failed at so many meds....
I LOVED Rinvoq! however my liver did not! 😢
Immuran gave me pancreatitis and I spent a week in the hospital.
So I am now onto Remicade...anyone have success with this medication?
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I have just started Orencia infusions. I had the first round of infusion every two weeks (for a total of 3) and the first monthly infusion. I realize that I have gained about 5 - 6 pounds over that period of time. I am eating exactly the same. Nothing has changed except for the Orencia. Has anyone else experienced this? It's crazy! I gained a little over a pound overnight after eating fairly lightly all the previous day.
Hardly any side effects.Helped me for 7 1/2 years.You can increase the dosage as needed up to 10 vials.It greatly reduced my symtoms of pain,stiffness,and swelling. But after years of usage it may… read more
My doc just called and said my test was negative for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE). However RA is still positive.
She wants to put me on remicade or plaquinil. What has your experience been with either drug? Thanks!
Remiciade is dosed out thru an IV. Depending on how much you get is determined how long you sit thru it. I was on Remiciade for 12 years. It worked great at first but as I starting coming to the… read more