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Top 10 Search Results for "Xeljanz"

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Has Anyone Had Truxima Infusions? What Can I Expect?

Has Anyone Had Truxima Infusions? What Can I Expect?

I've been on weekly Actemera shots for about 7 years. My doctor thinks they are not working anymore and wants me to take infusions of Truxima. Im not sure I want to. Have you found relief with this drug? Initially I felt great on Actemera so I think my doctor may be right but injections was a huge step for me. Ive had RA for almost 28 years now so, I dont really remember what a person should feel like if they didn't have RA. Also, being in my mid 50's is it realistic to think you won't have pain… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

I think I dont pay enough attention to my body and what brings on my pain or flare. Weather rarely affects my pain. I cant tell that foods affect my pain. I know doing manual labor with my hands will… read more

posted 8 months ago

Taking Cbd Oil With Xeljanz

Taking Cbd Oil With Xeljanz

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?

A myRAteam Member said:

I use CBD/THC 1:1. I don't about how well it controls RA but works wonder on Fibro flares. I have been on Zeljanz for 2 yrs and it has worked well. It took 2 1/2 mos for it to kick in but it was… read more

posted over 2 years ago

Taking Xeljanz

Taking Xeljanz

Has anyone taken Xeljanz for there RA? Orencia didn’t work and my Rheumatologist wants to start me on Xeljanz.

A myRAteam Member said:

I'll keep you in my prayers 🙏. Love and hugs

posted 5 months ago

If You Take Xeljanz, How Is Working For You And Have You Had Any Side Effects? How Are You Being Screened?

If You Take Xeljanz, How Is Working For You And Have You Had Any Side Effects? How Are You Being Screened?

Xeljanz is only 2 years old and so there are no reports of long term side effects. It has been suggested I start it but I am very leery of the long term effects especially with recurrence of cancer.

A myRAteam Member said:

Hi All, I hope you're doing well after the crazy holidays! I'm sorry I haven't been able to respond to your questions sooner, sadly I lost my Dad to Cancer just 3 months ago. I've been so overwhelmed… read more

posted almost 4 years ago

RA, Lupus, Sjorgrens And Whatever Else

RA, Lupus, Sjorgrens And Whatever Else

I was wondering if anyone has had a reaction to biological xeljanz. It worked great and then I got a big infection in my lower jaw that the heavy antibiotics almost didn’t cut. I am still having a few problems with the infection. I have a root canal and cap there plus a bridge. Don’t know where the infection came from. Starting to go down and still have a hard time opening my mouth all the way because of my jaw.

A myRAteam Member said:

Has anyone gained weight on xeljanz? I have gained quite a bit

posted almost 2 years ago

Weight Gain And Xeljanz

Weight Gain And Xeljanz

Has anyone experienced steady weight gain and the inability to take it off?

A myRAteam Member said:

The problem with weight gain is caused by the process of RA. Instead of your matabolism creating energy is stores the sugar and fat causing weight gain. It is important to have your blood checked… read more

posted almost 2 years ago

Have You Taken Xeljanz

Have You Taken Xeljanz

Hi everyone. I'm starting Xeljanz this week and I was wondering about your experience if any of you have taken it. I hate to say it sounds a lot like Actemra which I had a tough time with only Xeljanz is pill form. Thank you in advance for your response. Corrie

A myRAteam Member said:

That's great to hear Debbie -- thank you!

posted over 3 years ago

How Many People Are Still Taking Methotrexate?

How Many People Are Still Taking Methotrexate?

My Family Doctor was discussing all of the Medications I am taking.
He said some of his RA patients stopped taking Methotrexate when they added a Biologic Medication.
Awhile ago I added Xeljanz to my Methotrexate.

So basically I am asking those who started taking Methotrexate and then later added a Biologic or Xeljanz, are you still taking Methotrexate?

A myRAteam Member said:

I'll keep you in my prayers 🙏. Love and hugs

posted 5 months ago

Opinions Wanted!

Opinions Wanted!

Hey, RA friends. I’d love to get some opinions on a situation I’m experiencing and I’m curious if other people have gone through something similar
I’ve been waiting for several months to get Xeljanz approved but it just got rejected for the second time yesterday. My rheumatologist believes I should try a JAK-inhibitor because I have failed Enbrel and Humira (two TNF blockers), but to be honest, I’m pretty nervous about it. All of the JAK-inhibitors out there come with a risk of blood clots,… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

Thank you to everyone for sharing! Wishing you all wellness!

posted over 1 year ago