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Which Rheumatoid Arthritis biological medication is best?

Posted 4 Sep 2010 by jen_pel 3 answers

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 which to try: Humira, Remicade, Enbrel, Simponi???

Rheumatoid Arthritis - Has anyone on Enbrel had hair loss? I had been on Arava for four months and?

Posted 24 Sep 2010 by Cookie56 3 answers

... noticed I was lossing more hair than normal. Arava was great in helping my lower extremity pain, but not in my wrist. Told my doctor this and she put me on Enbrel along with the Arava and 2.5 mg of Prednisone in the hopes of stopping the Arava. After 5 weeks of this treatment, my hair loss has ...

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

Posted 4 Oct 2013 by Cookwheeler 2 answers

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 should also note that I have a 20mg butrans patch that is starting to break me out into a crazy ...

I am taking arava with predinisone 10mg +enbrel my face is swollen. is this a severe allergi react?

Posted 22 Sep 2010 by ra123 2 answers

Should i discontiniue any one of them it says seek immidiate medical attention for this side effect- Any body any comments i am taking these for my RA

Does Arava cause severe leg cramps?

Posted 20 Jan 2011 by Rileyc5 2 answers

Arava is the only new medication I am on and for the past week I have been getting nightly leg cramps and the are getting worse. Last night I awoke with not only with severe leg cramps, but my feet were all twisted with severe pain as well as having hardened muscles in the calves. Is this caused by ...

When can I drink alcohol after stopping Arava (Leflunomide)?

Posted 1 Sep 2016 by DanielJ205 1 answer

I took 20mg of Arava for two months. I stopped this medication a week ago however I am aware that the half life of Leflunomide is 14 - 18 days. Please advise whether I can drink alcohol now that I am no longer taking these tablets or do I need to wait? If I do need to wait, any idea how long for? ...

Was just prescribed DHEA by endo.Can someone tell me what to expect from taking this?

Posted 16 Jan 2011 by Branwen33 1 answer

... RX? He said hopefully more energetic & possibly increase in sexual libido. We are trying to ween me off of the steroids I've been on to control my RA for about 12 yrs. But w/ the 13 different RXs, I just accepted the loss of both of these years ago.I even went to a shrink thinking ...

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

Posted 18 Dec 2011 by mohanuoa 1 answer

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

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

Posted 16 Jan 2013 by wings4tt 1 answer

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 in the process of applying for Disability but for the last 2 years she has been paying out of pocket ...

Leflunomide - what is good generic brand for liflunomide?

Posted 7 Jun 2013 by gordon5536 1 answer

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 generic brands and am looking for a good rating on generic leflunomide. brand.

What is magnesium chloride prescribed for?

Posted 9 Apr 2014 by jaure 1 answer

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?

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