Has anybody had an infusion ?
I've got a hospital appoint next week and I'm thinking of pushing for this .im desperate to get my life back.ive been off work since March and the way things are ATM I'm not fit to return anytime soon .
I've been taking Simponi (injectable biologic ) but I'm getting little relief .
I even took it 5 days early this month as I was in so much pain hoping for some relief .Its help abit but it seems to wear off around the 2 week mark and I'm left with terribly sore wrists ,hands , shoulders and last week it's even ventured to my feet .i was counting the days for my next injection .
I was first diagnosed 2 years ago and it seems to be taking over my life .i am RA .My logical brain tells me no and it's just a part of me but it's so difficult when I can't even pick up a cup of tea without using two hands , can't drive (going to have to get an automatic ) and can't do my job
.My employers won't offer me temporary alternative duties . I have to be fit to fly or nothing .So I'm sat at home feeling more disengaged from my work life than ever .what's worse is that after 6 months I won't be getting a wage .I haven't got a husband / partner to share the load with so financially I'm screwed .The reality is I may have to sell my house .This is a real game changer for me and I'm soooo angry about it .
I just want to feel normal again !!!
Friends don't really understand and I can't be bothered explaining its an auto immune disease and not just aches and bloody pains !! Grrrrr
Sorry for the rant .....back to my original question ....infusion has anybody had them ? And how long do they take to work ? Pls tell me quickly