What if the RA is not RA?
Jules13a month agoPOPULAR
When I was first diagnosed with RA on August 11, I had no other symptoms apart from my wrist and thumb being very sore. I thought I had torn ...
Plaquenil v Hydroxychloroquine
CalebJacob9 months agoPOPULAR
Hi I am about to start on Hydroxychloroquine but I know there has been some controversy about the generic brand versus Plaquenil, the latter ...
Methotrexate first dose!!
Hels19892 months agoPOPULAR
Just took my first 10mg dose!! Is it weird that I was a lot more scared to take methotrexate than I was to take hydroxychloroquine?...
Sulfasalazine stomach problems
Tara261868 months agoPOPULAR
Hi All So 8 weeks ago started Hydroxychloroquine and sulfasalazine and haven't had that bad of a time with them apart from the sulfasalazine ...
enthusiatjc4 months agoPOPULAR
Does anyone else bruise very easily? I find that I have huge bruises, sometimes for unknown reasons and sometimes from small things like my d...
danh19779 months agoPOPULAR
Hi, I'm Dan, I've been suffering from RA for a decade now. It's located in my hands and wrists, praying it doesn't spread....
Zentiva Brand Hydroxychloroquine Supply Issues ***UPDATED 11/10/17***
Paul_Howard3 months agoPOPULAR
[ b]INFORMATION FOR ANYONE TAKING ' ZENTIVA ' BRAND HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE:[ /b ] There was recently a supply issue with Zentiva brand hydroxychl...
1st week triple therapy with methotrexate
Jules1320 days agoPOPULAR
So I actually have nothing to report. I was so nervous about starting the methotrexate, on top of the sulphasalazine and hydroxychloroquine, ...
Starting methotrexate question
girli19695 months agoPOPULAR
Me again.... apologies for so many questions!...
What medication works for you?
Nickswich4 months agoPOPULAR
I've already exasperated one rheumatologist by reacting negatively to the meds she's prescribing! At my last session she just about gave up a...
Week 3 methotrexate... shortness of breath.
Jules1310 days agoPOPULAR
So it’s week 3 of methotrexate and month 3 of being on hydroxychloroquine and sulphasalazine. I’ve noticed a pattern with the methotrexate....
Sudden fracture in my wrist
Izzyowla month agoPOPULAR
Well the strangest thing happened last night when what started as a little discomfort in my left wrist, turned into the most excruciating pai...
Hydroxychloroquine Dosage Survey
Paul_Howard6 months agoPOPULAR
[ b]***This survey is now closed. Thank you to everyone who took the time to complete it for us***[/...
Having a stay in my PJs and resting in bed day - but doing well on the whole. Mepacrine seems to suit me.
Wendy394 months agoPOPULAR
Woke with a headache and fuzziness in my head this morning. I am also tired....
London lupus center appt
Hidden2 months ago
I saw Dr Kaul yesterday at the London Bridge Lupus Centre - He diagnosed me with Undifferented Connective tissue disease, which may or may no...
fifi65 months agoPOPULAR
I was diagnosed with Lupus 15 years ago from complaining of chronic fatigue! My blood tests apparently indicated lupus at the time because of...
Iloprost intravenous infusion
paula-moo2 months ago
I am struggling with secondary Reynaud's ( undifferentiated connective tissue disease ) and my fingers/hands are swelling so badly during fla...
Starting medication 😬
Kibeth7 months agoPOPULAR
Starting my first day on Hydroxychloroquine tomorrow. Got mixed feelings a bit nervous but got to try and think positive....
Stopping the meds
Donnayb7 months agoPOPULAR
After ' failing ' methotrxate my rheumatologist tefetred me to the biologics clinic. I went for the appointment this week....
After visit to rheumatologist, I'm left feeling hopeless.
Barb669 months ago
I saw the rheumatologist, he's prescribing me hydroxychloroquine, while telling me that the DMARDS dont treat fatigue and that I have no infl...
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