It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Arthritis Message Board

Psoriatic Arthritis/Enbel/Methotrexate

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-30-2003, 08:31 PM   #1
Country Girl
Junior Member
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Burkburnett, TX USA
Posts: 22
Country Girl HB User
Question Psoriatic Arthritis/Enbel/Methotrexate

I have been on methotrexate for 3 years. Doctor bumped me up to 8 pills weekly today (2.5 mg * 8 = 20 mg). We also discussed Enbrel since Remicade did not work. I also had 2 disks (c5&5 and c6&7) removed last year. Nothing but pain for the last 3 years. Does anyone know if/how Enbrel is effective? I want to get back my quality of life, it's slipping away rapidly. Help.

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 10-01-2003, 02:24 AM   #2
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Holland, MI
Posts: 366
Dawnrise HB User

I started Enbrel this past April and by July I was almost pain-free. Able to do things I haven't been able to do in years and had energy to boot. I'm very happy with this medication. It's definately worth giving a try. Just remember, everybody is different and might not have the same results. Also, if you don't have insurance it's a very expensive drug. But good luck.

Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Help with psoriatic arthritis kelsok27 Arthritis 12 01-16-2010 11:56 AM
Psoriatic Arthritis-long sorry Vuitton70 Arthritis 2 12-23-2009 10:33 PM
psoriatic arthritis! bubblegirl Arthritis 5 05-01-2008 07:50 AM
medrol dose packs for psoriatic arthritis grover1166 Arthritis 4 04-02-2008 06:38 PM
psoriatic arthritis: Help! mcjonval Arthritis 32 09-30-2006 12:29 PM
Worthwhile alternatives for Psoriatic Arthritus or RA TahoeDave Arthritis 1 09-28-2004 04:02 AM
Psoriatic Arthritis hisdestiny63 Arthritis 1 09-01-2004 06:54 PM
psoriatic arthritis abbygirl2 Arthritis 37 08-08-2004 09:10 PM
Psoriatic Arthritis - close to a cure? Dorescore Arthritis 6 04-25-2003 02:42 AM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:53 PM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!