Hi I'm a 56 mental health nurse and was diagnosed with palindromic arthritis in July this year by a local rheumatologist. Really not convinced by this diagnosis as all my symptoms fit with RA. I subsequently got my anti ccp results back at 298 u/l so pretty definite it's rheumatoid arthritis. I saw the rheumatology nurse in October who agreed but still wrote that my diagnosis was 'palindromic inflammatory arthropathy' what does that even mean??
She also prescribed me methotrexate 10mgs increasing to 15mgs. I've been on 10mgs now 4 weeks and have been told that I can't have another prescription until my bloods are checked Thursdsy as some of my results were abnormal? I'm worrying now I won't be able to take it any more.
I've felt quite unwell since taking the mtx and off sick and really don't want to start all over again- any body else had a similar experience?
Sorry for the multiple questions