I started having stomach flu symptoms when would give myself a shot. Spent the day in bed , then it turned into 2 days.
The door was one of those Prehung front entry doors there’s two step leading to entryway I was on the sidewalk trying to not let it hit the ground. So the door and frame was at full speed coming down. First time injuring myself with RA.
Has anyone else noticed that their RA pain is on schedule and turns on at a specific time? I've noticed that it begins at 2:30 a.m., wakes me up and I'm up until I fall back asleep out of exhaustion around 5 a.m. Then every single day for a week or longer the pain will begin around 2:30 a.m. regardless of when I take my ibuprofen. I take 500 mg twice a day. I have to take my evening pill at midnight so that I can make it through the night. But if I'm having a flare-up only Prednisone will… read more
I was supposed to start Humira and have had an initial dose (Dr provided a sample). It began making a huge difference almost immediately. Now my insurance company has decided I have to first take Remicade infusions for 6 months before they will consider approving Humira. I cannot take methotrexate (liver panel was BAD) and I'm not taking anything else but Prednisone. I'm discontinuing Prednisone asap. Has anyone had success with Remicade alone? How about side effects?
I have an appt finally next week and I need to find something for the pain. Tried all the creams, sprays, OTC meds etc and have started on CBD. Just a low dose as i just started so no real effects yet but pharmaceuticals have done nothing so nothing to less at this point. But do I tell RA Doctor?
I'm super bummed that Xeljanz has stopped working after almost a year of effectiveness. Doctor wants to try me on Rinvoq. It's a very similar drug but maybe the different formulation will make it work for me. I was really hoping Xeljanz was the answer for me
Anyone on Rinvoq care to share their experience?