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    I'm glad to hear that the medicine works well for...

    I'm glad to hear that the medicine works well for you. Headaches can knock you off your feet, quick. The doctor gives me a generic for imitrex that sounds a lot like that. They won't let me have it...
  2. Thread: Provigil

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    What is it? I mean is it an immune suppressant or...

    What is it? I mean is it an immune suppressant or a pain med., Cause I could sure use some of that.
  3. Thread: arava

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    This was done over the phone and I'm supposed to...

    This was done over the phone and I'm supposed to see him next week. That is when I intend to ask him. The throwing up was getting progressively worse, by the last Sunday, I couldn' even keep down a...
  4. Thread: itching

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    Before I was diagnosed with lupus, I would have...

    Before I was diagnosed with lupus, I would have bouts of what you are describing. I would wake up at night after having literally scratched some skin off. It would itch almost as if it were burning....
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    That's what I love about this forum. You never...

    That's what I love about this forum. You never feel alone again, no matter how funky your body gets someone can help you get through it. I had already been through menopause when they figured that I...
  6. Thread: arava

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    They took me off the methotrexate and put me on...

    They took me off the methotrexate and put me on arava. All the info from the pharmacy and web md say it is for inflamation of rheumatoid arthritis. It actually sounds as if it might not be so rough...
  7. Thread: arava

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    arava

    Does antone had any experience with the medication arava, or leflunomide, generic? I always get better information from this forum than anywhere else.
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    Stress makes mine pop up like, lets say roses, ha...

    Stress makes mine pop up like, lets say roses, ha ha!
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    Sometimes I think my stomach problems are...

    Sometimes I think my stomach problems are partially from all the medicines I take. I'm not suggesting that is where your problems stem from. Right now, I'm on plaquenil, diclofenic, methotrexate,...
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    I take 10mg every Sat. evening with food. For 3...

    I take 10mg every Sat. evening with food. For 3 months, I would just feel icky, not really bad, just not good. However the last 3 Sundays, I've had killer migraines, the liquids and food just don't...
  11. I also work in a physical job. I work at the post...

    I also work in a physical job. I work at the post office, not the front end where you smile pretty and try to be pleasant. The back end, where lifting 30 lbs. tubs, as many as 400 in a 3 hr....
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    My stomach condition makes drinking nearly...

    My stomach condition makes drinking nearly impossible. But I am still a smoker, so which is worse, I don't know. I had quit smoking for a year when our plant got a superviser that specialized in...
  13. Thread: True Fear

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    You have my prayers also, and I will be thinking...

    You have my prayers also, and I will be thinking about you with all positive thoughts.
  14. Thread: Plaquenil

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    I am having problems with my stomach also, but...

    I am having problems with my stomach also, but again, I'm probably wrong but I think mine is more from all the nsaids I have been taking.
  15. Thread: Plaquenil

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    From what I have read plaqunil was originally...

    From what I have read plaqunil was originally used to help control malaria. I've been on it for nearly 4 yrs. now. I may be wrong but I don't think it is meant to be a pain reliever, because my...
  16. Thread: remicade

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    Thank you for addressing this issue. It sounds...

    Thank you for addressing this issue. It sounds very much like what I have been going through. The thing is this disease is the most humbling of anything I have ever been through. Like everyone else,...
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    I also get horrible headaches, sometimes...

    I also get horrible headaches, sometimes migraines. Even if they don't get excrutiating, they wear you down and make depression easier to fall into. I am not supposed to be taking any kind of...
  18. Thread: help!

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    I entered this group 4 to 5 yrs. ago when first...

    I entered this group 4 to 5 yrs. ago when first diagnosed with lupus. Personally I don't like handing my destiny to one single person ie. doctors. Would rather get many opinions and weigh which ones...
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    I hope this gets in hand quickly, doesn't it seem...

    I hope this gets in hand quickly, doesn't it seem funny that these specialists don't think of the simple explanations
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    Sticky: thank you talk about brain farts

    thank you talk about brain farts
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    Sticky: I posted a question about remicade about an hour...

    I posted a question about remicade about an hour ago and now I can't remember where I posted it.
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    happy to be here

    Thank you for the birthday wish. I am looking forward to contributing what I can
  23. Thread: remicade

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    remicade

    I am not sure how to start this thread. First, the lupus I have seems to affect not just my brain but also my joints. Not sure which kind that is. My hands and feet look as if I have rheumatoid...
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