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Farmour
03-11-2013, 07:05 AM
My name is Florence Armour. Im 56 years old. I have been in this journey for 24 years. I have been quite for so many years and now I feel that it's time to join with lupus organization to share experiences. God Bless.

tgal
03-11-2013, 07:12 AM
Hi Florence. Welcome to our WHL family. We are very glad that you decided to join!

Please make yourself at home and I look forward to getting to know you

ItsLupus2007
03-11-2013, 01:35 PM
Hello and Welcome!

SleepyInSeattle
03-11-2013, 02:38 PM
Hi Florence! Welcome!

24 years - WOW! I hope you will share some of your experiences and wisdom with us....and I hope we can offer you some good company in return. :-)

jolynnhughes
03-11-2013, 02:59 PM
Welcome, Florence! Glad to have you as another resource as I search for a diagnosis.

Farmour
03-11-2013, 05:27 PM
Yes 24 years stable with the help of Plaquanil, prednisone and methotrexate. But recently I stopped my plaquanil due to retinal toxicity. I was asking my rheumatologist what would be the best replacement. He replied none except to increase my prednisone or metho. I am starting to have aches and pains maybe from plaquanil withdrawal. Any suggestion?

steve.b
03-11-2013, 10:17 PM
a few of us have found a constant lamount of low level pain relief to be effective.
i use panadol osteo. it is long acting, so i take less of it.