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When is it time to try biologics?

I was diagnosed with non-radiographic axSpa a few months ago. I’ve tried several NSAIDs, PT over the years, exercise, prednisone, injections etc., all of which have helped some, but I am still having pain.
The rheumatologist wants me to try 4 weeks of prednisone again, along with Tramadol, to see if that will help. When I mentioned concerns about progression, he said that I shouldn’t worry about it - but that Enbrel might be an option if I would like to try it.
I appreciate all… read more

edited, originally posted 3 months ago
A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

Prednisone should only be a temporary. Fix. I have the same diagnosis with severe pain. I have been through back injections until my adrenals were… read more

posted about 1 month ago
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