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Methotrexate - Does it work? How long? Very confused! Help?

Posted 10 Jan 2011 by BionicMike 12 answers

On 12/9/10 I was diagnosed by my rheumatologist with Psoriatic Arthritis and Arthritis in my left hip (damage). The pain is severe (9-10 when unmedicated or really undermedicated). I am prescribe 100mcg of Fentanyl and methotrexate and meloxicam for analgesic relief and lamotrigine (like ...

Otezla - I've been taking it for a few months. The psoriasis has cleared but nothing for the?

Posted 4 Jun 2014 by mjadler77 4 answers

... arthritis. My hands, wrists and finger joints actually hurt more. Don't know if it's the medicine or I'm just getting worse

Prednisone - how much of this is safe?

Posted 9 Jun 2012 by mebissell 5 answers

I am allergic to sulfa and I was given Humira for arthritis. I got sores all over my mouth and throat and also on both legs just above the ankles. I no longer take the arthritis drug but still have the sores, the only thing I have found that helps is predisone. I would like to know if anyone knows ...

Psoriatic Arthritis - Has anyone had any side effects from the meds for Arthritis? I am on humira,?

Posted 9 Apr 2010 by pnevins 10 answers

... prednisone, methotrexate, and celebrex. My stomach has been bothering me and I have been having these pins and needles feelings for a bit now. I just wen to teh doc yesterday and they did some blood work and want to try something else. I have been on these for well over a year now.

I have taken Lithium (600mg) for over 30 yrs. Now my kidneys numbers are on the borderline. I am?

Posted 7 Sep 2012 by wathy33 9 answers

... afraid of getting off. I had 25 shock treatments 35 years ago. I don't want to get sick again but the meds are ruining my kidneys and wonder if my muscle pain and jerking is not all arthritis related. I also shake a lot in my hands. I haven't much energy. Due to the kidney numbers I ...

Has anyone been on Lexapro and Prednisone at the same time? I had a high ANA titer and they?

Posted 16 Jan 2016 by blaaccypher 4 answers

Started me on the Prednisone as a precaution pretty high dose. I have been on it before for two years but not with Lexapro. Please help!!!

I have Psoriatic Arthritis & am suffering with constant mouth sores?

Posted 19 Nov 2010 by Kathy Fay 5 answers

I have Psoriatic Arthritis and have been taking Methotrexate since April. I have been suffering with mouth sores like never before. I have been prone to canker sores all of my life but never like this. I have read that taking Methotrexate can cause mouth sores but I do not know if the mouth sores ...

Anyone have to get off of Humira to take an antibiotic ?

Posted 7 Sep 2011 by audra9500 1 answer

I have been taking Humira injections and Prednisone for psoriatic arthritis for a few months. I just found out I have an infected root canal and I started on penicillin ... So I was told to discontinue my Humira until I'm done with penicillin.. I am due for a shot in a couple of days.. So in ...

Psoriatic Arthritis: Has anyone found relief by living in a hotter climate?

Posted 6 Apr 2011 by meekmok 6 answers

I have PsA with some possible evidence of RA, as well. I currently live in Santa Cruz, CA, where the weather fluctuates a lot, both throughout the year and during the day (everyone wears layers; it can go hot to cold, sunny to cloudy and windy, in the same day). I've had symptoms of PsA for ...

Do you have any good tips or tricks for the Humira injection pen?

Posted 22 Apr 2014 by jessie505 4 answers

... I will do my second injection tomorrow, and I'm nervous. The first one I did at the doctor's office, but I was nervous then too and don't remember everything they told me. Do I have to look for bubbles in the liquid, or check to make sure it's not cloudy? Do I rub the ...

Anyone had success taking Enbrel, alone, for psoriatic arthritis?

Posted 27 Jan 2011 by 1272ms 3 answers

I see on many sites Enbrel can help with psoriatic arthritis when taken with Methotrexate, however my doctor only prescribed the Enbrel. Have people had success with Enbrel only as a treatment for psoriatic arthritis? How long did it take before you noticed improvement?

Has anyone experienced dreadful side effects from being on Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine)?

Posted 20 Aug 2018 by KGT 4 answers

I have been diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis but have other symptoms of various arthritis in addition to general immune deficiencies. Have had cortisone injections and have been weaned of prednisone. I do not like taking any drugs and considering Plaquenil is long acting, I have concerns. Thanks ...

Psoriatic Arthritis - Enbrel and male fertility?

Posted 4 Mar 2011 by zjr58 3 answers

Has anyone heard of data associated with male factor infertility or abnormal fetus development stemming from use of Enbrel for PA? My rheum suggested that I be off the drug for 3 weeks prior to conception, but was unable to point to any studies or data indicating any real risk. Thoughts?

What is the difference between Renflexis and Remicade?

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Herniated Disc - I was diagnosed 2 years ago with a bulging disc in my lower back. This then?

Posted 13 Aug 2017 by Janeywom 2 answers

... coincided with me starting prednisone for my arthritis long term and haven't had issues since. 3/4 weeks ago I started down dosing as I'm not keen on being on them long term. Day 3 and backs gone again. I have pain in both legs, lower back and a numbness in my bottom and my bowels are ...

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