RA & Fatique
Does anyone else feel that they are just about “ keeping their head above water ” with the awful fatique that comes with RA? I am on Methotre...
Fortnightly blood tests for Sulphasalazine and now a colonoscopy . Has anybody else had this?
I’ve been on Sulphasalazine for 2 months and having regular blood tests to check on how my liver is ( no problems there ) and 2 days ago I ha...
Fibromyalgia on top of everything...
So I went to see my RA specialist yesterday for the first time in 7 months. I actually saw an RA nurse specialist who was more informed and k...
Hello I’m new to this ! Diagnosed with RA, methotrexate didn’t work , currently taking sulphasalazine and not feeling great , terribly fatigu...
Eye problems with RA?
Ever since I’ve had RA, for over 7 months now, I’ve had very irritated eyes. I wondered if this was the RA or possibly the drugs I’m on, name...
Is anyone else on high dose of sulphasalazine?
Hi! Due to a flare up of symptoms , s young house dr in my rheumatology department ( doing work experience as part of gp training ) with no r...
My RA nurse gave me 2 injections on Tuesday, but they haven't helped....
Methotrexate Hair Loss
The plan is to restart the MTX injections and I know what's going to happen again. Has anyone who has hair loss from MTX and Hydroxy found a ...
How many hours do you manage each night Just asking as I struggle and rheumatology have twice contacted my GP because my sleep pattern is ver...
Hydroxychloroquine & Sulphasalazine EC
As the methotrexate did not agree with my body I have been prescribed as above. Is anyone else taking this combination or has tried them....
Sulphasalazine (Jezza D)
sulphersalazine. I have just been advised that I need to start taking sulphersalazine on top of 25mg methotrexate....
What if the RA is not RA?
When I was first diagnosed with RA on August 11, I had no other symptoms apart from my wrist and thumb being very sore. What if they're wrong...
Severe knee pain
I’ve been on methotrexate since May 2017 plus sulphasalazine and hydroxychloroquine added in September without success so I started Benepali ...
Leflumonide and uni? 🤔
I was diagnosed with RA a couple months ago, when I was 17 I'm now 18, I started on sulphasalazine, then methotrexate, and am now going onto ...
Drugs changed from methotrexate to sulphasalazine!
I have SLE, RA and underactive thyroid. Does anyone else suffer the side effects of sulphasalazine?...
What works better?
Sulphasalazine or Methotrexate? I'm only 8 weeks into diagnosis and on Sulphasalazine which doesn't seem to be doing anything....
I was finally diagnosed with RA in 2008 and since then have tried to get the disease under control with many drugs including Methotrexate, Hu...
Back to Embrel
I Was changed to Benepali about 18 months ago after 15 successful years of being on Embrel and sulphasalazine....
When I started methotrexate I noticed the loss of hair almost straight away. It was everywhere - on my clothes, in my bed, plug hole, towels ...
At the moment I'm only on pain relief for my RA because methotrexate, leflunomide and sulphasalazine affected my liver....
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