Hydroxychloroquine effectiveness ?Prodromal RA
There is a strong history of RA in my family, new consultant thinks I may be in prodromal phase of RA. I do not know what will happen to me n...
Update to rh extensor muscles ( about a year ago )
About a year ago my rh extensor muscles became immobile, this this is a final update on my condition. I've previously posted about the progre...
Advice needed on Rituximab referral. Taking forever!
Hello everyone, This is my first post on here so feeling a little apprehensive, but feeling a little frustrated right now and wondered if any...
Foul smelling rectal discharge
sorry if this post is a bit off but I need advice. I have SLE and sjogrens, am on hydroxychloroquine....
Hi I'm new here. I was diagnosed with ra 3 years ago....
Pain without obvious inflammation..... confused
My joints don’t ( and have never ) looked particularly swollen or inflamed, although rheumatologist has noted swellings in finger joints and ...
Huge flare up feeling rotten.
Hi Everyone, Not been on for a while but now need some support. I feel awful, ache in muscles and joints, tinnitus bad, tired, muzzy....
She has put me on Hydroxychloroquine for the fatigue, Nifedipine for the Raynaud’s and eye drops....
Just joined - I’m new
Hi ya, I was diagnosed with RA in May 2017 but on reflection I think I had RA earlier than that due to the aches and pains I been having. I a...
Eye screening for Patients taking DMARDs
I had a eye test at Boots this week and to the best of my knowledge they now recommend yearly eye test for patients taking methotrexate, lefl...
Dilating eye drops reaction
Hi everyone, just back from a very difficult ophthalmology appointment. I have ' mild ' mixed connective tissue disorder and have been on hyd...
I’ve been prescribed Hydroxychloroquine
I’m already taking Nabumetone every day for two years or so and find it quite effective. But the arthritis is progressing and the time I feel...
Painful hand and sudden bruising
I have RA and my right wrist has been damaged with broadly “ bone on bone ” due to deterioration. Lots of bloods and GP visits ( plus 1 RA nu...
New medication. Starting on the biologics. Enbrel or entracept other name of benapil
OK so I had my rhuemy appointment brought forward due to bad flare ups and just no relief from the pain of RA....
Really unsettled by consultant change
After several years of trying I finally found a wonderful consultant - Dr Yousef Karim - at Frimley Park Hospital. He's now left the hospital...
Just diagnosed with Sjogren's and the Hydroxychloroquine doesn't' like me
After years of no one particularly caring that I'm allergic to the sun and just telling me i have " some form of lupus " for the last 2 years...
Query re Rituximab and being licensed treatment for lupus?
She is suffering very badly from lupus related arthritis, all joints and hips especially and only has paracetamol to use, which isn’t cutting...
Hi Everyone, I was diagnosed with Lupus at the end of February. I am currently taking hydroxychloroquine ( 400mg a day ) and I am due to see ...
Newly Diagnosed with RA
Hi I am new here I was diagnosed last September and started treatment in November. I have been taken 15mg of Methotrexate that was increased ...
Hydroxychloroquine by Zentiva
Does anyone know how I can get hydroxychloroquine by Zentiva? I have been getting it from Boots for the past year but today I was told that t...
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