Infliximab has failed, onward to Rituximab!
I saw the Rheumy nurse a couple of days ago after finally overriding my severe phone phobia and calling the rheumy helpline....
Has anyone else developed severe anaemia from RA?
My iron has been dropping all year, I don't eat much but I do take supplements with iron but it is still dropping. I had a special blood test...
Should I just accept things will keep getting worse?
I was diagnosed three and a half years ago, in that time I have been prescribed at different times MTX, hydroxychloroquine, Leflunomide, Pred...
hi all i havent been on for a while flare of bd i am seeing an occ therapist friday regarding crutches as i cannot walk properly due to pain
in feet ankles knees etc all swollen and very painful some one told me the elbow crutches are best but i am wondering as i have pain in my sh...
Enbrel arrives Monday
I was in a very low place this morning, very stiff, tired and miserable. When first I get a caring message from NRAS to say they were looking...
What is the treatment for Sweet's syndrome?
Second-line treatments include indomethacin, clofazimine, ciclosporin and dapsone....
Anti TNF medication
Hi All, I have had RA for over 25 years and I am on my fourth biologic treatment having failed on Enbrel, Infliximab, Tocizalamab and another...
Wondering if any of you have had problems with warts on hands & sole of feet. I think it may be because of Azathioprine & Infliximab.
What did you do to help the pain. A wart on her thumb ended up badly infected 2 weeks ago & we ended up in emergency....
Biosimilars - a new treatment pathway?
A relative gave me the Arthritis Research UK magazine and I found this article interesting, so thought I'd share. This could be positive news...
BEHCET AND HERITAGE
Hello, first of all sorry for my english , I m from Buenos Aires, Argetina. My husband has neuro behcet, he was diagnost 15 years ago, at the...
Drugs refused funding...
Six years after diagnosis of Takayasu's Arteritis I seem to have gone through all the immunosuppressants ( aza, mycophenolate, cyclo, MTX ) a...
Just had the most wretchedly dreadful day at the hospital, I'm mortified.
) Then the rheumy nurse had a go and managed to get the canula into my right elbow....
1st flare up in two & half months after stabilised on infliximab infusions !
Hi , everyone ... not been on here for a while - dont worry not forgotten you :-)...
Anyone think having a flu jab just days after Infliximab (or any biologic) is not a good idea?
My rheumy nurse told me it was fine but I'm worried about side effects, it feel too soon....
I don't think it has anything to do with flaring ( I have had what I would call ' mini flares ' whilst been in this longgg one ) Docs don't r...
Blotchy red rash
I am on mtx and infliximab ( due the next infusion next week ). I have woken up this morning with an angry blotchy/spotty rash all over my ba...
Hi, I was diagnosed with Takayasu's Arteritis 6 months ago after having a pulmonary embolism about a year before and being unwell for about 2...
I was under Trafford hospital, since 20002, I have been trying to get infliximab there for the last two yrs. I moved to north manchester 6yrs...
MTX and lung problems.
I started back on MTX a couple of months ago as a side drug to my Infliximab treatment....
infliximab flare blood boiling sensation in my veins
hi all i was due an infliximab infusion my fourth one two weeks ago but after bout of shingles it was put off for two weeks,i met another rhe...
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