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Is there weight gain with Orencia?

Posted 24 Jan 2018 by 4everyoug 0 answers

I'm a female 71 and always struggled with weight and not wanting to gain more. I have been slowly losing and afraid to put it back on.

I have been on methotrexate 20+ years. Is this safe?

Posted 2 Sep 2017 by jab-jam4 2 answers

I've had some side effects but minor--bright red spots on my skin in various places that seem to appear suddenly. I'm still experiencing some hair loss. I also receive Orencia infusions monthly.

Do the side effects to Orencia go away?

Posted 21 Aug 2017 by jordynmoscoso 2 answers

I'm 25 and I've been on Orencia for a few weeks. I've experienced some of the more common side effects of Orencia -- headache, flu-like symptons, lethargy, it's been making regular life challenging for a few days (2-3) after injection. I know that it takes several months to ...

Experienced extreme pain in my toe while receiving my first infusion of Orencia?

Posted 17 Jun 2017 by MS ERICA68 0 answers

Toe joint was sore in the morning granted but when i was receiving meds Orencia the toe felt like it was gonna blow up literally and could not walk lasted about 4hours much better today anyone experience a joint more inflamed after receiving this medicine

I need information about itching from percoset and now fentanlyl?

Posted 26 Jan 2013 by beckyde 6 answers

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 terribly! The Rheumatalogist put me on the Fentanyl patches yesterday. It didn't seem to make me ...

Orencia - Any suggestions for prevention of infection after treatment?

Posted 14 Jan 2017 by Lynniek 1 answer

I am a teacher and I need to work for financial reasons. I have lupus, sjrogren's, fibromyalgia and unmanaged ra. My doctor put me on actemra (in addition to the plaquenil and sulfasalazine I was taking already, as well as periodic prednisone injections, and I had been on methotrexate until it ...

I take Orencia for RA and have been breaking out in red spots that itch and burn like an ant bite.?

Posted 27 Oct 2016 by Dpatzig 0 answers

... They form a water blister. Has anyone ever had this happen, too?

Anyone else having severe facial acne/cysts from Xeljanz? Also has same reaction from Orencia?

Posted 19 Jan 2016 by dianehome 0 answers

... Anyone else? Dermatologist and rheumatologist are confused. Thanks - Diane

Does orencia cause flymosis to lungs very worried as I am burieng a very loverly friend next week?

Posted 30 Oct 2015 by Leesmam 1 answer

... only 57 he told me be careful as treatment for his R's could have contributed or even caused it this julie he had had a few lung function tests over yrs wasn't picked up until6/8 months ago he went so quickly. Julie

Orencia left unrefrigerated?

Posted 21 Oct 2015 by JoanieP 0 answers

I am traveling overseas and packed my Orencia syringes in an insulated pack with ice. The flight was longer than expected and the ice thawed. When I opened the pack, it felt like it was at room temp. Is the Orencia still safe to use?

Has anyone on Orencia had an increase In moles on your skin that look different than the rest of?

Posted 9 Aug 2015 by cari1 1 answer

I have noticed increase in black moles on my skin, which is unsual for me as all my moles are brown until these new ones. I am 40 years old and I thought you weren't suppose to acquire new moles at this point.

Orencia - How long until you feel relief?

Posted 1 Dec 2011 by miwatson007 2 answers

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 before the patient feels relief. Has anyone taking Orencia felt the bulk of their relief after the 9th ...

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

Posted 13 Nov 2014 by marieannett 1 answer

... 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, & Sjogrens Syndrome. I need to not be scared... I am so afraid of the side effects, HELP :(

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