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Posted 24 Jan 2018 by • 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.
Posted 2 Sep 2017 by • 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.
Posted 21 Aug 2017 by • 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 ...
Posted 17 Jun 2017 by • 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
Posted 26 Jan 2013 by • 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 ...
Posted 14 Jan 2017 by • 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 ...
Posted 27 Oct 2016 by • 0 answers
... They form a water blister. Has anyone ever had this happen, too?
Posted 19 May 2016 by • 0 answers
Posted 19 Jan 2016 by • 0 answers
... Anyone else? Dermatologist and rheumatologist are confused. Thanks - Diane
Posted 30 Oct 2015 by • 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
Posted 21 Oct 2015 by • 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?
Posted 9 Aug 2015 by • 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.
Posted 1 Jun 2015 by • 1 answer
Posted 1 Dec 2011 by • 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 • 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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