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Has anyone tried Simponi for RA? I also have Uveitis or Iritis?

I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid arthritis in mid 2012. I have tried prednisone, methetrexate, arava, humira, and now they are going to start me on Simponi soon. Has anyone tried this biologic and ...

Posted 17 Nov 2014 0 answers

How long after stopping Arava will it stay in my system?

Started Arava and Presnisone same day,took for less than 1 week,stopped both due to increase in BP,heart rate and headache. Been off meds for 1 week still having problems. How long does it take for ...

Posted 25 Sep 2014 1 answer

What is magnesium chloride prescribed for?

I have RA ,take Arava and Methotrexate for this.Currently am taking Lasix and potassium for water retention in legs. What is the magnesium for?

Posted 9 Apr 2014 1 answer

Does anyone do infusions for r.a? if so how is it working for you?

At my last Dr Appt was told I have exhausted all oral medication which I am now on arava and it does absolutely nothing . Was told that I can add shots or infusion my choice but infusion would be ...

Posted 20 Feb 2014 0 answers

Enbrel plus Arava now (taken off methotrexate) - I have been?

experiencing rash like or acne like symptoms on my face. I have never had acne my entire life and now I am wondering if it has to do with the arava after reading a couple of messages on this board. I ...

Posted 4 Oct 2013 2 answers

Leflunomide - what is good generic brand for liflunomide?

arava is the company main brand. Leflunomide is the generic brand. most raters use both names. Who is useing the main brand and who is useing the generic brand. I have had some troubles with some ...

Posted 7 Jun 2013 1 answer

I have been taking Arava for about 2 weeks and found I was having terrible pain in my diaphram area?

and chest. I stopped taking it yesterday and this morning woke up with my face swollen. What does this mean?

Posted 22 Mar 2013 1 answer

Arava - Is there any help for patients that don't have insurance?

My sister has RA and has no insurance. Is there any program offered for Arava? This is the medicine her Dr. has prescribed for her and she is having a terrible time being able to pay for it. She is ...

Posted 16 Jan 2013 1 answer

Which Rheumatoid Arthritis biological medication is best?

I have Rheumatoid Arthritis and am currently taking Methotrexate, Plaquenil and Arava and my pain is slightly better but not much. My Dr. is recommending I try a Biological drug but I am not sure ...

Posted 4 Sep 2010 3 answers

Can I stop Arava abruptly. I have been on remission for more than 4 years and my doctor has advised?

... me to stop taking Arava. I am also on methitrixate

Posted 18 Dec 2011 1 answer

I have had stomach cramps after stopping arava How long will stomach paynes continue?

I have had stomach cramps along with other symptons with arava; how long does the stomach take to heal after stopping the arava?

Posted 30 Dec 2011 0 answers

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