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Anyone Tried Xeljanz XR?

Anyone Tried Xeljanz XR?

I fought tooth and nail to get this medication because I refused to go down the road of injectables again. I was on Humira and Enbrel. I developed a nasty rash from Humira and Enbrel did absolutely nothing for me. I’ve been on the Xeljanz XR for about 2 weeks now and have noticed some improvements. Anyone else have success with this medication?

A MySpondylitisTeam Member

I have been on it for a month and have had really bad headaches and a rash that looks like a cold sore and heavy congestion. Some days the pain is ok and other days it is like i cannot be mobile. I am… read more

Anyone Else Develop Drug Induced Lupus From TNF Biplogics?

Anyone Else Develop Drug Induced Lupus From TNF Biplogics?

A MySpondylitisTeam Member

Thanks for info...sorry about the Crohn's!! Not at all pleasant. Did they switch you to the JAK blockers...Cozntix or Xeljans ( spelling!) ?

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

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

Pain Pump

Pain Pump

Do you have a pain pump?does it help?can you loose driving privileges with a pain pump?

A MySpondylitisTeam Member

I love my pain pump It doesn't totally eliminate pain but I recover much faster from pain now.Fentynal is is my pump.I have zero side effects other than a slight itch when I give myself a Bolis,that's… read more