CoQ10: Miracle Supplement or Waste of Money?
My PCP put me on 100 mg a day. My husband is on it as well....
Diagnosis and new treatment... confused
He wants me to stay on colchicine ( 1 a day ) putting me on prednisone ( 2 a day ) and azathioprine ( 1 a day for now ).. But constant oral u...
Totally confused, can someone help please!
I still have all the symptoms of hypothyroidism and I've gained about 5kg since just before Christmas. I have picked up my blood test results...
PMR Totally confused
I had 4 and a half years with GCA smugly wondering what the pain others mentioned was all about and now I know....
I wrote a post a day or so ago asking if anyone had experience of D-Ribose. I think one person replied saying they knew another who had and r...
Some Difficulties Translating Scientific Studies into News We Can Use
I recently re-read a paper that was discussed in this forum over a year ago. I bring it up now because I have re-thought some of the suppleme...
Strokes Again!! Update on mine and cerebral vasculitis.
I thought it was time I should give a wee update on how I have managed since my stroke at the end of October and it felt the right time as Ka...
Bipolar Disorder and Cellular Hypothyroidism
Transport of thyroid hormones into cells is energy intensive and dependent on ATP except in the pituitary gland. Inadequate ATP levels makes ...
Hi does anyone have problems with azathioprine? I've had lupus 8 years and take a number of medications then was put on azathioprine last yea...
Too many decisions
I've had ITP for 3 years now, first started on preds, ivg, rixtimab, and nplate. N plate does work for me but currently trying for a baby and...
Could it still be SLE???
I have IBD and have been on azathioprine for approximately 7 years, does anyone know if this could affect blood test results ( ANA etc ) as I...
Prednisolone and methotrexate?
Hi there, I was diagnosed with PMR in January 2017 and posted a question here in August 2017 when there was a suggestion from my rheumatologi...
iloprost for scleroderma
Have been on losartan with fluoxitine, omeprazole and azathioprine but am going in tomorrow for 5 days of iloprost....
After 2 weeks on prednisone and azathioprine my liver enzyme were down to normal range alp=80, alt=44, ast=30 and today I had another every 2...
My story ... journey to a diagnosis
Having been transferred to a specialist kidney unit, I was diagnosed with ANCA related Vasculitis....
New to this - anyone have lupus attacking liver?
This is my first posting, I'm new here - hope I am doing this correctly I am newly diagnosed with either SLE attacking my liver or it may...
Azathioprine and pregnancy
Hi all, I’m taking azathioprine 50mg twice a day and hydroxychloroquine 200mg twice a day for my Sle and Ra....
PD: Search for the Holy Grail
" Treatment with glucagon-like peptide 1 ( GLP-1 ) receptor agonists that are licensed for the treatment of type 2 diabetes and have neuropro...
Hi. I’ve had a flu/ cold for weeks, I’m on Mercaptopurine which is a form or azathioprine, in the past I have had to stop it due to various i...
Lupus treatment options advice please?
Does anyone know what treatment options are for lupus if Azathioprine plus prednisolone are not controlling disease activity?...
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