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February 5, 2013 One of our Chicks was just diagnosed with cataracts that the doctor attributed to long term Prednisone use. She wanted to share it with you and see if anybody else has had this happen?  Learn more about prednisone caused cataracts here. Thank you in advance for your input and sharing your experiences to [...]

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January 14, 2013 Issues with cold sores? One member wrote in: I have always suffered from cold sores but since having flares and being on Methotrexate it seems like when one heals another appears. Does anyone have this problem and what they use for it. I think my system is immune to Abreva, it no [...]

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January 13, 2013 One member writes: I was diagnosed with RA in the last year. The specialist is 3 hours away and with me being a single mom, it is really hard for me to drive there 2 times a month. He had put me on medications, but honestly, they do not seem to help [...]

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January 13, 2013 Orencia and weight loss or gain? One Chick asks: I have had RA for 18 years. (49 years old now) I was taking Enbrel injections, but had a psoriasis-like skin reaction and recurring infections, so I've been prescribed Orencia. My question is about side effects. My daughter gets married in June and [...]

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January 13, 2013 One Chick is asking for your feedback on medications while breast feeding: I am on Prednisone and hydroxychloroquine combo that's not working. I am thinking about going on Enbrel, however I am breast feeding and ideally would like to continue breastfeeding. She is 12 months old an very healthy. Would you be [...]

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January 8, 2013 One member has a question about frequency of Methotrexate and Enbrel dosage. Can you help?: I was wondering if anyone takes Methotrexate or Enbrel every other week instead of every week? I am feeling good but the side effects are terrible and I would like to start taking these meds biweekly. Thanks [...]

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