Patients Rheumatoid arthritis
Topic of the discussion
Posted on 4/24/18 3:32 AM
Hello. There are many levels of treatments for RA: NSAIDs, Steroids, DMARDs, and Biologic agents, and within each level, many different options.
Please share what type of treatment you have used and/or use?
Please discuss its success.
Any Side Effects?
Would you recommend this treatment?
I look forward to your responses.
Beginning of the discussion - 5/14/18What treatments do you / have you used? Success? Side Effects https://www.carenity.us/forum/rheumatoid-arthritis/your-opinion-on-rheumatoid-arthritis-treatment/what-treatments-do-you-have-you-used-success-s-112
Posted on 5/14/18 9:53 PM
I am considering trying food grade hydrogen peroxide and trying to go after eating healthier to have a healthier gut. has anyone tried this?
Posted on 5/31/18 3:31 AM
I looked into this. It seems to have a following based on this; however, the medical community seems to caution its use for these matters. Would be interested to hear from other members, so I am bumping this discussion.
Have you ever tried baking soda?
Posted on 7/7/18 1:14 AM
I just started Xeljanz XR. Having stomach problems. Going to stop taking it. Just got 90 day supply. How can I dispose of it? Anyone know?
Posted on 8/28/18 1:02 AM
I am currently taking methotrexate and plaquinil once a day. Right now I am having issues with my ankle and inflammation, just won't heal and it's hard to be around people.
Posted on 8/29/18 6:17 PM
@Coco1933 do you have severe RA in your hands also?
Posted on 8/29/18 6:21 PM
There are collection sites in most areas by the DEA that will take unused prescriptions or expired prescriptions. You can find one closest to you by this link DEA-registered collectors.
Here is more information by the FDA on proper disposal if there is no DEA-registered collector in your area.
Posted on 8/29/18 7:36 PM
I don't have much issue with my hands just yet. I have had RA and Lupus for lost 10 years. It's been so hard to deal with.
Posted on 4/23/19 5:11 AM
Enbrel for me has been a lifesaver in terms of slowing down the progressing of my condition - especially in the hands and feet. It felt like I was on a path of complete destruction, but luckily I finally got the diagnosis and started this medication, which has its side effects, but has stopped the progression of my condition - or at least drastically slowed it down.
Posted on 5/15/19 4:58 PM
My mom has finally found something that worked for her! She has had RA in her hands for a while now. She just tried CBD made from hemp about a month ago, and she says that it's helping more than anything has in the past. She is a very......by the book person, if you know what I mean, so it took her awhile to be ok with trying something like that (being associated with marijuana, etc). I told her that it is legal everywhere in the U.S. as long as it doesn't contain any THC, and she finally decided to give it a chance. She takes a 10 mg capsule twice a day, one in the morning and one in the evening.
If anyone is interested in where she got her capsules from, just send me a private message. Hope this helps someone!