I was just diagnosed with AS, 2 months ago after 11 years of pain. I also am no polar. Have tried 30 mg of prednisone but caused me paranoia. Tried methotrexate got suicidal thoughts. Is this medication have side effects that would cause these problems? Thank you
Hi, Nina! I'm sorry you're having these problems. The only potential psychiatric side effects listed for Simponi Aria (golimumab) are: *Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Depression, insomnia*. This means that less than 1% of all patients have ever reported these effects but it depends on your individual response to the drug.
I hope you will have success with it.
Best wishes, Wildcat
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