Hi I've been on metoject 20mg nearly 2 years for psoriatic arthritis, and it really does not agree with me. My symptoms range from tiredness, dizziness hair thinning and bad stomach cramps especially day 1 and 2 after injection. But now I feel so depressed it's been coming on awhile but I just want to stop injections completely. My review not for 4 months an I can't bear the thought of going through this to then, every time I have brought this up previously at my appoint they look at me as if I've 2 heads and talk me out of it. After much thought I think I'd rather suffer pain than medication just to see if I feel like I used to, any advice?
wow - not me! Have you tried the pill form of the drug? That's what I take and my symptoms are under control. If this not an option, your Dr should be able to recommend other drugs - lot's of them on the market
I have been through something similar and I literally had to tell me doctor that these side effects were unacceptable and I needed to stop. And that's when I literally stopped and he put me on another drug. Sometimes we have to be vigilant and do some research. Hang in there
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