Abatacept vs diet & minerals
Does anyone subscribe to the " leaky gut " theory of autoimmune disease such as RA? I'm trying to deal with my newly diagnosed " super-early ...
I would like to try this as I believe it can help with RA and also with regulating blood sugar as I also have diabetes....
From Abatacept to Benepali
Hi there My consultant is changing my medication from Abatacept to Benepali due to severe onset of migraines with Abatacept. Does anyone have...
Help, risk of infection on Abatacept
Hi everyone. Any help,out there please?...
When to give up on a biologic (abatacept)
I have posted on here before about the length of time it took for abatacept ( orencia ) to work. Well I’m at five months now without the slig...
beginning to feel a bit scared
I have had RA for around 4 years and it is in pretty well all my joints now and I have a lot of pain, swelling and damage. I have been on NSA...
Rituximab vs abatacept-- After Enbrel fails
I ( and my rheumatologist ) suspect that Enbrel has stopped working for me. She suggested changing to rituximab or abatacept....
First Biological Clinic
Hi Lovely People I have my first biologics clinic shortly and wondered what I should expect. I have been on Abatacept for 3 months....
Abatacept and migraines/increased heart rate
On the advice of my Rheumy nurse I stopped injecting ( the last injection was at the end of April 2017 )....
Hello, I have been on Enbrel for about 5ish years and it's not working as well, so coming off it 😞😞 gutted because I have been really good ...
Good news for once
Hi I had lung function tests done yesterday ( I have mild pulmonary fibrosis ) and the physiologist showed me the comparison with the last lo...
BIOLOGIC ( abatacept )
I went to see my rheumy yesterday, and as I don't tolerate sulphasalazine, leffusamine or long term steroids, but still have mtx by injection...
Hi Lovely People I am being offered Baricitinib ( a new JAK inhibiter biologic ) to replace the Abatacept I was on but had to give up due to ...
I,m on azathropine and abatacept for rheumatoid arthritis which i,ve had for nearly thirteen years. I,ve recently been getting awful pain in ...
In the UK it is known as Abatacept but in Canada it is known as Orencia.
I am on Tocizumab injections at the moment but will be starting on Orencia infusions first then I can have injections if all goes well. I hav...
Constant infections ...
I also take mtx 20mg injections, 8mg preds daily plus meloxicam and a few other bits n bobs!! So that'll be my second week without abatacept ...
More questions than answers......!
Hi everyone, my last couple of posts were more about the depression side of things than the RA, am feeling slightly better emotionally and no...
Slipped pads on feet.
I went to see my excellent rheumy last week and on telling him I was having trouble with my feet he said that I had slipped pads. He is refer...
New to Abatacept
Will be home injecting along with MTX as was already self injecting Embrel along with MTX so not new to injections, and its a long round trip...
I am swimming every other day and taking long walks, I think the combination of exercise, diet and medication is controlling my RA down to le...
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