Biologic or not to biologic
I got diagnosed in January this year with RA. I've was prescribed MTX but unfortunately after 5 weeks of constant coughing and wheezing an x ...
Have just been diagnosed with fibrosis of the lungs probably caused by 30 plus years of methotrexate and radiotherapy 20 years ago, etanercep...
Itchy skin after shower - advice?
I've had RA for the past year and am currently on etanercept, mtx and hydroxycholorquine (+ more.. Will ask at pharmacist for advice too but ...
Hi,new here introducing myself/decreasing prednisolone
Hi,new here introducing myself. Brief history: hyperparathyroidism operation 2003-rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis 2007-hospitalised with sepsi...
Has anyone else been denied biologic therapy for the same reason?
I’ve been told I get so many skin infections, they’d rather I took my MTX again ( it stopped being effective a year ago )....
Hi I am taking Benepali which is another name for etanercept or Embrel I have a cough fir a while now n and it gets worse the day I take my i...
Article copied. Hope it pastes.
Here’s the article: PARIS — Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections have been reported for the first time in patients with rhe...
How long did it take for a diagnosis?
Thought this might be of interest here. This is a copy of my reply to the question How long did it take for a diagnosis?...
Appointment at last
He has decided to up my methotrexate and hopefully start Sulfascazine and Etanercept injections if tests ok....
new here/temporal arteritis/extreme fatigue
Etanercept v Baricitinib?
Next step for me following unsuccessful ĎMARDS or intolerance is one of the above as my RA has been out of control since diagnosis in early 2...
Etanercept and Headaches
Has anyone had trouble with headaches for several days after taking etanercept injections ( I’m taking Benepali ). I’m a long-term migraine s...
EXPERIENCE OF RITUXIMAB AND TRIXUMA INFUSIONS TO CONTROL RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS - ALSO USE OF ABATACEPT with or without Methotrexate therapy
I have been on the biologic weekly injections ETANERCEPT ( Enbrel ) for over 12 years. However, it has stopped controlling my RA since I have...
Choice to be made on meds
At my appointment in July I was told I would be going on etanercept along side sulfasalazine and methotrexate but now I don’t qualify????? Bu...
Etanercept/Benepali or Baricitinib/Olumiant and weight gain?
Hi there After a year and a half of trialling different DMARDs for my RA with no success, Im now being asked to consider starting either Etan...
Thank you everyone for your advice on my back and chest pain. I’ve seen my GP who sent me for an X-ray....
Has anyone been on etanercept and adalimumab if so has it caused any problems...
There's Light at the end of the Tunnel
After a year of feeling crap and losing 4 stones, due to taking Methotrexate and Sulfasalazine and this horrible disease, there is light at t...
Benepali and Dry Mouth and Eyes
I didn't have any problems with etanercept but now suffer for 3/4 days post injection....
I am currently on methotrexate but have had to have it reduced due to it lowering my neutrophils and consultant wants me to go on etanercept ...
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