I am currently having major all over joint pain and am waiting for another referral to Rheumatology. I take Ibuprofen at the moment but am prone to stomach pain. Can anyone give me advise re changing brand to Advil? Is it more effective than generic Ibuprofen?
I am feeling sore in some of my finger joints, knees and on one foot. I bought some arthritus tylenol last year.So I guess I should try that.
I have an appt with a rhumatologist in November..
I'm newly diagnosed but my arthritic pain is primarily in my lower back and hips. I have severe morning stiffness and sometime can hardly walk after sitting for a while. I also have sciatic pain down my right leg to my foot. These pains I've experienced everyday for the post 3 years. (Just started treatment yesterday with methotrexate) Now in occasion I seem to have sporadic pains in my hands and feet. There's never any swelling or redness they just hurt for no reason at all. Most recently I… read more
How long does it take to get some relief. I have been on it for 2 months. The 2nd month my Dr. Increased my dosage to 7-2.5 milligram pills per week. The first month was 5 - 2.5 milligram pills per week. I am desperate to feel some relief.
My dermatologist recommended methotrexate. When reading about this medication and others that are mentioned on this site. It scares me as it's all canceres.
How effective are these medications for psoriasis and can one really get cancer from taking these meds.
Any advise would help
Having a bad reaction to humira. Have swollen throat glands both sides. Anyone else suffered with this? If yes, how long did it last?