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Posted 12 Nov 2009 by • 6 answers
I started 200mg/day of plaquenil on May 2th. Was told by the doctor that the med, should help me control the systemic arthrirts(Sjogren syndrome /lupus) after 4-6 months of using the med. So far I have no more energy than when I first started and has developed neuropathy which I have just found out ...
Posted 1 May 2013 by • 6 answers
My mom has lupus and she has low iron. Today she has been feeling weak, tired, and fatigued. We were sitting at the table talking and all of a sudden both her knees turned dark purple. It stayed for a couple minutes and slowly faded. We both are wondering what could cause this.
Posted 9 Feb 2012 by • 11 answers
I have never been told exactly what Plaquenil does for SLE. I just know my Rheumatologist put me on it. I stopped going to him because he was so negative and I lost an entire year with my family and friends because I was scared to death that being outside in the heat or cold would make me worse. My ...
Posted 7 May 2018 by • 0 answers
I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia about 5 years ago. I am on 60 mgs of Cymbalta once a day. I am now in as much pain as I was back then and it is terrible. That's the reason for my question. I am also 70yrs old.
Posted 5 May 2018 by • 0 answers
I have inflammation in my lungs due to the lupus and was put on Imuran.
Posted 22 Apr 2018 by • 0 answers
... resting heartbeat is usually around 125. My rheumatologist decreased Prednisone to 5mg and said my heart would give out in a few years if the dosage was not lowered to 5mg. I started taking metoprolol about a week ago. No problematic side effects so far and it has helped a little already. I ...
Posted 15 Apr 2018 by • 0 answers
... years ago. Is it safe to take it and will it still be effective? I have had the shots before and found them to be helpful
Posted 26 Dec 2017 by • 1 answer
I am willing to testify on Limbrel’s behalf to the FDA how much it helps me. I have SLE Lupus, Sjogrens, RA and osteoarthritis. I suffer from pain from inflammation due to all the auto immune illnesses. I guess I will be bedridden when I run out of my Limbrel 500 thanks to the FDA! I ...
Posted 13 May 2013 by • 5 answers
Hello Everyone, I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia in '05. A few months ago, after some routine bloodwork, my results came back ANA positive. This caused even more testing for Lupus (which I have been tested twice before). Those results came back negative as with the Arthritis panel and every ...
Posted 2 Jan 2018 by • 1 answer
I'm am looking for one that isn't afraid to prescribe something because the predisone shots didn't work. As well as I'm afraid of needles and my surgeon said, no won't do my surgery of it's in there
Has anyone on Effexor had joint pain? I have been back on Effexor for about 2 years and I am waking?
Posted 14 Jan 2018 by • 0 answers
... up everyday with stiffness in my hand and now has went to my elbows. Dr tested for RA and lupus but numbers came back all in range. So,I am thinking this stiffness could be from the Effexor
Posted 9 Jan 2018 by • 0 answers
Posted 27 Dec 2017 by • 0 answers
Okay so i started this birth control about three weeks ago i had to switch because i have lupus but i started my period this month and it’s lighter than when i was on the estrogen pill. I’m wondering if this may be because i swapped from estrogen to prestrogen (however you spell it) or ...
Posted 10 Dec 2017 by • 0 answers
Thinning hair and bald spots
Posted 9 Nov 2017 by • 0 answers
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