I have OA and RA plus disc degeneration, spinal stenosis and history of herniated lumbar discs and related back surgeries. My concern is the ...
How do I know if Cimzia is working for me?
Morning peeps🙂what a thunderstorm we had last night, in Essex, eh? My question is as I said in my title....
Struggling with swopping biologics
I was on Enbrel and it stopped working for me, they have changed me over to cimzia but I am waiting for wash out period....
Biologic funding; little did I know!
Morning peeps-hope the night brought you some rest... I decided to skip dinner ( which I made ) and after a bath, take to my bed; I'd had eno...
Rheumatoid Arthritis, Hypothyroidism and frequent chest infections
I am now 43 and was diagnosed with Underactive Thyroid at 30 and RA at 34. I have been on Methotrexate since RA diagnosis and tried various o...
Cimzia working and tapering steroids.
Hi everyone - good news ( for a change!! 😉) Started cimzia a week last fri and on day 2 started noticing a difference and all week have expe...
Cimzia and weight gain
I have been on cimzia injections for 5 months now and have been doing very well with them, but I have experienced a significant amount of wei...
Well... the HAH nurse came into my place of work this week and spent an hour and a half with me, during which I administered my first 2 loadi...
Re-starting Cimzia today
Hi I'm back 😊 I'm re-starting Cimzia today. Came off Orencia as it made me feel totally exhausted for 4 days after taking the weekly injecti...
Cimzia? Help !
Hello everyone, I was diagnosed with Anklosing Spondylitis a few months ago... My specialist prescribed Enbrel, but for some reason my insura...
My Cimzia is winging it's way very soon...yay!
Hi peeps- I have made contact with Healthcare at Home and have arranged for my first supply of Cimzia to be delivered at my place of work ( a...
Treating the pain
Hello, I wondering if I am the outcast here... my first rheumatologist gave me narcotic pain meds to treat the pain while we try meds to cont...
Room temperature Cimzia
I'm suppose to take my cimzia injections tomorrow. My husband and I have travelled to Scotland today and my syringes did not stay cool enough...
Good morning another bad night still in agony when will it end !! The Rhuematology specialist I'm under has no idea of how much pain I'm in ....
Back to the drawing board 😩
Rheumy put me back on Cimzia but I came out in hives all over my body after the 1st loading dose....
Cimbia or Orencia? Need help deciding
Last year i did three TNF inhibitors and the last one, Remicade, sent my lupus into such a downward spiral I was in bed for most of 4 months....
Another useless day
Hello everyone Just to warn you - the following content may contain a lot of moaning!!! Woke up hands swollen painful, arm hurting blah blah ...
Hi Everyone on this damp rain filled day, well it is here,hope the rest of the country is having better weather. My first lot of Cimzia is be...
Cold sores and Orencia
Hi, can I ask if anyone has suffered with cold sores when taking Orencia ( Abatacept)? I got 5 after taking my 2nd weekly injection, 2 up my ...
Traveling to France with Cimzia injection
Hi everyone, I have recently started treatment with Cimzia injections every two weeks. I'm planning to fly to France ( budget airline ) has a...
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