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Has anyone had the problem of becoming very ill while on Orencia? In the past 8 months I have had?

... auto immune hepatitis, and pneumonia in both lungs. At the present time I have a very bad cold. I seem to get very sick all of a sudden. I have no warning signs that I am getting sick.

Posted 5 Sep 2013 1 answer

Is it advisable to try again with Enbrel or Remicade for RA?

Each of these gave me drug-induced lupus. My doc is now recommending I try Orencia. I'm 55 and have had RA for almost 35 years. Have probably allowed too much joint damage by limiting treatment ...

Posted 1 Aug 2013 0 answers

Has anyone else experienced extreme depression since taking orencia?

I have been on drug since it first came out. has helped rheumatoid arthritis but I have been suffering from extreme depression with no reason in my life to have this since I am otherwise healthy, ...

Posted 9 Jul 2013 1 answer

How long should Orencia be taken?

Posted 30 Jul 2013 1 answer

Any current 2012 info on Orencia results?

All the reviews seem to be several years old. I'm looking for more current input and fewer anonymous.

Posted 1 Aug 2013 0 answers

Orencia - Is Neck pain a side effect?

Since taking Orencia (subq) I have had pain in back of my head and neck on both sides. my doctor said this is unlikely side effect of Orencia, but I still wonder. I know headaches is a side effect.

Posted 17 May 2013 1 answer

I need information about itching from percoset and now fentanlyl?

I have RA, OA, fibromyalgia, and have had 3 back surgeries. I take an IV fusion of Orencia every 4 weeks. I have been taking Percoset for 3 years. It worked ok but all of a sudden I started itching ...

Posted 26 Jan 2013 6 answers

Orencia - Is there anyone in the group like me? I have been treated for RA for 4 y ears and now?

... they say i am OA after not getting help from enbrel or humira. I have joint pain eveerywhere. I have had good luck treating fibromyalgia with tramadol and neurontin( gabapentin). I keep getting ...

Posted 28 Sep 2012 1 answer

Before using orencia my dr had me on Enbrel which put a lot of weight on me?

I am wondering if the Orencia makes it harder to lose the weight. I am so sick of these drugs and what they have done to my body. I almost feel it is not worth it.

Posted 27 Sep 2012 2 answers

Orencia - How long until you feel relief?

My mother, 65, who has extreme rheumatoid since 35, just had her 9th infusion yesterday. She has felt little to no relief up to this point. The doctor says it sometimes takes up to 6 or 7 months ...

Posted 1 Dec 2011 2 answers

I am wondering, for those of us on Orencia - how many are doing the infusion every 4 weeks & how?

... many are doing the weekly self-administered injection? I just started the injections this week & have been somewhat surprised to see, not just on this site, but overall, that there are many ...

Posted 18 May 2012 0 answers

Orencia - I administered my first Injection of Oriecia on Tuesday. I wanted to share my reaction?

... with you to see if anyone has had a similar experience. About 30-60 min after the inj, I began itching-taken care of quickly with 10 mg of Prednisone. For approx the following 5-7 hours, I felt ...

Posted 18 May 2012 0 answers

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