Methotrexate / Hydroxychloroquine: Another question... - NRAS

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Methotrexate / Hydroxychloroquine

RicardoDC
RicardoDC
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Another question. Anyone having or worrying about possible problems getting these drugs post-Brexit?

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Hidden

Err no, can’t say I am. But maybe I will be now 😊

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AgedCrone
AgedCrone
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No point worrying is there Kitty.....either we get them or we don't.

I'm sure those responsible for ensuring the UK continue to get the meds we need are doing enough worrying for all of us,

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Hidden
Hidden
in reply to AgedCrone

I’m not worrying really AgedCrone, in fact I said the same as you to my husband last night. Worrying makes no difference so I’m not going to. 😊

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Creakywrists

All the time !

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RicardoDC

I guess I was just wondering if anyone had heard any stories from their Rheumy or Pharmacist.

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DoricQuine55

I'm a member of NRAS and got an email with a link to send to my local MP stating my concerns. I duly sent off the email to the numpty we have as local MP and I'm waiting for a reply!!

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poemsgalore1

Would anyone tell us? Or just fob us off.

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Gigi71

It was on last nights news, pharmacy's have been advised to stockpile for 6 weeks so we don't have too. Make of that what you will!!!

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bgeorgie

I've been taking both of these for a few weeks only but seem to be doing fine on the. I was not aware it would be an issue! Something to raise with the Dr at my next appointment, thanks for raising it!

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Soreknees2016

Just watched the six o’clock news reporting on possible fresh food shortages, so it’s not beyond the bounds of possibility that there will be medicine shortages too...

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Tillie20

No I have not thought about it at all I don't thing about brexit or I would worry about everything.

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AgedCrone
AgedCrone
in reply to Tillie20

Quite agree Tillie.....why upset ourselves unnecessarily........que será sera!

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Cwendyn

Stop watching the news as it’s all about fear and doom and gloom. There’s not a thing we can do about it anyway, so no point getting worried 💖💐

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wishbone
wishbone
in reply to Cwendyn

Quite right Cwendyn.

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BoneyC

Not concerned at all.

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Joya_banerjee1

As we are totally dependent on these drugs l feel we have to be aware of this.By ignoring the news and relaxing we can't solve the problems. I like the idea of raising the issue with the local MPs ,NRA and in powerful forums.Surely Brexit is having widespread adverse effects n our economy,freedom of movement etc.Thanks for alerting to this.

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AgedCrone

If the drugs we are presently taking are not available I'm sure our physicians will find alternatives to keep us comfortable until things settle down.

No point in writing to anybody I'm afraid.......things will muddle along as they have for the last few years......when the politicians get fed up with "negotiating " decisions will be made & whatever it turns out to be "normality" will return.

All I'm worrying about today is how much snow we will get!

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Jules13

Oh god... I haven't thought about that at all until now. I hope no one panics and starts stockpiling because then we will all be in serious trouble.

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Simon14

No problem . I have taken this medication through airport security many times no restrictions or questions asked

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Simon14

By post you and your luck

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VeronicaF

scaremomgering that's what the news is all about

how did anyone survive before Brexit

I never watch the news, turn it over, turn radio off when the news comes on

don't have any newspapers

living in fear breeds control

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thelmar
thelmar
in reply to VeronicaF

I have a theory that there is a group of faceless people sitting in a back room somewhere discussing what the next bit of scaremongering they can come up with should be!!!

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RicardoDC
RicardoDC
in reply to thelmar

If anyone is asking me if I'm afraid that the medications upon which I rely for relief runs out or gets delayed due to government incompetence and three completely useless Brexit secretaries worries me, then the answer is yes.

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medway-lady

I think hospitls are stockpiling already as a med. I need is 'having manufactoring problems" in the community pharmacies but its in the hospital. Its not an RA med. though, and to be honest nothing we can do anyway.

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