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Has Anyone Taken Otezla To Treat Their AS?

Has Anyone Taken Otezla To Treat Their AS?

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

A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

Humira is my doctors #1 recommendation and the citrate free version is reported to be the most user friendly.
Even so, I sought a second opinion and I’m… read more

posted 22 days ago

Anyone Switch From Humira To Cosentyx?

Anyone Switch From Humira To Cosentyx?

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

A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

I'm being treated by the VA after dealing with AS for years while in the Navy, and in civilian life. The VA has me on Emberl. Not so much pain now after… read more

posted 5 months ago

Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic Arthritis

I have been diagnosed with PsA. The psoriasis are starting. I have read John Pagano's book and am drinking Slippery Elm tea in the morning and Saffron tea at night. I am eating a very strict diet of no starch. My question is do I have to take drugs or a biologic? So many people say do the anti-inflammatory diet and then the rheumatologists are pushing drugs and biologics. I have back and knee pain, but nothing that tylenol doesn't fix. Any suggestions would be appreciated. I just fear all the… read more

A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

There is an EXCELLENT FB site you should go to: overcoming_psoriasis.org
You will find all things PSA there.

posted over 1 year ago

Cimzia

Cimzia

Has anyone used Cimzia and Simponi Aria as a combo? I use methotrexate and it's not working.

A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

@A MySpondylitisTeam Member
That's exactly what the rheumy said. No two are prescribed together.

Have tried a few humira first and it did nothing. Then… read more

edited, originally posted about 1 month ago

Has Anyone Had Any Difficulties With Giving Themselves An Injection?

Has Anyone Had Any Difficulties With Giving Themselves An Injection?

I was on Humira for only a short time. I did awesome with the first 3 shots, but when it came to the fourth shot I started getting nervous and couldn't press the button. I know it is an amazing drug because it worked right away for me but I just kept getting this feeling that was telling me that it wasn't okay for me to take it. So I accidently pressed the button, wasn't ready and now I am off it because of having anxiety about it. I would love… read more

A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

In answer to the question about giving yourself injections, it is just practice and you will get used to doing it. My granddaughter is type 1 diabetic… read more

posted over 1 year ago