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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

I switched from enbrel to humira to orencia, and took my 2nd orencia self-injection today, about 2"?

... below my belly button. When I pulled the needle out, a large drop of blood came out. I have a bruise around the site that is about 2 inches across. Has anyone else had this happen? Is this OK?

Posted 16 Nov 2014 1 answer

I start Orencia tomorrow November 13,2014. It's infusion & I am scared...I have been on Humira then?

... Enbrel. I didn't tolerate either very well. The Humira I took for 14 months & it stopped working, the Enbrel I was allergic to. I have RA, small cell Vasculitis, Raynaulds Syndrome, ...

Posted 13 Nov 2014 1 answer

After taking humira, I now have psoriasis. What can happen If I take Orencia?

My Doctor suggested that I used Humira for my RA and nowI take laser treatments twice a week to get rid of psorias and now because my RA is so bad she says I should try Orencia. I'm scared to ...

Posted 2 Aug 2014 1 answer

Can I care for chickens while on orencia?

I have Laying hens and I am concerned that they may be the cause of my recurring pneumonia while taking the drug

Posted 11 May 2014 2 answers

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

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 2 answers

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

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

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