My rheumatologist has switched me from Humira to Cosentyx but my first injection is not for 2 more days. I have a lot of pain in tendons, ligaments, enthesis, bursa, etc., and am wondering if others have seen much improvement if they, too, have switched? Ty
I am on my second biologic. I have tried Humira and 6 most later my body attacked the meds. I am now on Cosetyx. It's been about 8 weeks and I still feel so fatigued. I was thinking depression and is it still this disease?
My husband is 69. The doctor recommended he get on Humaira. His blood work showed no inflammation. Is this normal in some with AS? It appears that Humaira is for inflammation. What alternatives are some of you on?
My Rheumatoligist has suggested that get in infusionssf Siponi Aria? I am going to get my booster next week then I have to wait 2 weeks before I start the infusions
I even saw a rheumatologist 13 years ago but he did not do a HBL-27 test. Having more and more joint problems now with both shoulders, wrists and weakness and pain in fingers. After 3 knee replacements, I still have pain and swelling in my knees. I have not read much about AS and knee replacements or thumb replacements. Is that an unusual occurrence? Plus, I am very disappointed in the majority of doctors I have seen through the years who didn’t seem to have a clue about AS.
I am looking for alternative treatments for my AS. Will be on pure Medicare this next year and I’m very doubtful that I will be able to afford my humira. If you are using or have tried using either the full product or the cbd (without thc) I would love the feed back. Also if you know a source for good cbd, product descriptions are sketchy online. ( I can buy from 9 to 120 and they all read the same) thank you!
I am 53 yo female, recently diagnosed with an Inflammatory arthritis, HLA B27 positive. I have been treating the pain with Zorvolex ...usually 35 mg twice a day and although I have also been prescribed Humira, I don’t want to take it. Doctor agreed to trial run oral medicine and Otezla and Sulfasalazine were mentioned alternates. I