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... I have been on Imuran for several months now and it's working well for me. My understanding is Imuran is very effect for kidney problems. The only side effect I get now is some acne/blister issues, which I'm working on. Early on I had stomach problems but Activia took care of that. Good luck. I know these decisions about medications are nerve-racking. (1 replies)
... Can chest pain with movement be part of SLE? My 12 year old son has been having pain on and off in his chest when he moves. He said it feels like nerve pain.He had similar pain when he was diagnosed 2 years ago with SLE and lupus nephritis and he was evaluated with chest xray, EKG, and echocardiogram and all came back normal at that time. He has been in remission for 1 year... (0 replies)
... My daughter is on Myfortic( cellcept with a stomache protectant)...Wonder if that is causing the flushing....her Rheumy did not think any meds were causeing it but everyone reacts differently...Keep me updated on what you find out. (11 replies)

... just wrote about my daughter having facial flushing but she also has had a tough time with diarrhea . Now the doctors are trying to figure out if it is from the cellcept or something else? ... (11 replies)
... e had her first infusion of chemo. She then had 5 more after once a month and was on 60 mg of prednizone. We just decreased it to 30 mg and they also put har on cellcept once she finished the chemo. they now want to increase that however she is having some side effects.Anyway, yes she will get very red in the face and hot. ... (11 replies)
... e sure to have your thyroid checked since methotrexate can interfere with it. I was on methotrexate for four years and have hypothyroidism from it. Now I am on Cellcept with really great results. Good Luck and I hope you start to feel better soon. ... (2 replies)
... Here is my story i am 25 i was digonose with lupus when i was 24 that was of may problems started with joint pain then hair lost...i must say i never paid any attention to these things i just thouh it was the cold and that i had to much dye in my hair....silly me right....... my question is i will like to know if i will get worst since i have been diganose and... (1 replies)
... t i got even worse, I was on it for only a week but could nt take it anymore, the rashes got worse and i had to suspend it. Then a few weeks later i started with Cellcept and have been taking it for months now and ive been doing really great. ... (8 replies)
... lasted about 8 days. I was in horrible pain throughout my entire body and had to take darvacette whcih I keep just for thos ebad times. I am actually starting Cellcept tomorrow. From what I understand it is a low dose type of chemo and I have read mostly good things about it so I am hopeful. ... (13 replies)
... Hey Thanks! I will let you know what my Doctor says. I just hope everything will be okay. (2 replies)
... ask about a other meds besides Pred. For example biomodifiers like Embrel, Remicade, Imuran or Cellcept to name only a few, Another med that takes a while to work but has less side effects than Pred. is Plaquenil I take 400mg day. ... (4 replies)
... Joannebas, Welcome!!! :) I'm sorry it is under these circumstances, but believe me this is the place to be for questions, support & encouragement. I am another that Plaquinel (hydrxo...) helps. I take 400mg. a day, unless I go into a flare then it is temporarily upped to 600mg. to get things tolerable again. I have taken Prednisone in the past but not for about 6yrs. have... (5 replies)
... Kathryn So sorry your in a flare, they're so painful and wear you down so much. Hope for better days for you soon. Basically what I am going to tell you is similar to what our other "posters" have said. Except I will tell you what long term prednisone use did to me, which I must say did not show up for several years after. I developed osteonececrosis (bone dies) several... (4 replies)
... and now he is telling me I have to go back up to 40 mg. He also is putting me back on Plaquenil until I finish chemo, which will be 6 months... then I will be on cellcept for a 'lifetime' or so the doctor says. Any suggestions or tips to help me? ... (4 replies)
... Hi, I'm new to the board, but not new to this autoimmune soup/drug mess. I've taken both. Either drug is as safe as any drug. Helpful huh?;) Neither are immunosuppressants or biologicials ... so the risk of infections are lower, than with say imuran, prednisone, cellcept, orencia etc I got very very little help from Tramadol but by then, my pain levels were... (13 replies)
Mar 3, 2008
... Hi VeeJ I take Cellcept and Prednisone for both the MG and the Lupus, and Mestinon for the Myasthenia (which is the primary MG symptom relief drug) I've been lucky enough to have the same neuro since the day I was finally diagnosed ... 16 years (this next week)! Rheumy ...not so lucky ...had a bad one, then a good one ...and then he moved away. Now I don't have... (7 replies)
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Feb 14, 2008
... Hi. This is my first time to a Lupus forum too. I was diagnosed with SLE in May 2007. The "good news" was I had so many of the criteria, there was no mistaking my dx. The bad news, I was in kidney failure... They started me on Chemo to suppress the flare and jump start my kidneys (had 4 rounds instead of 12 I was told initially), along with 80MG of prednisone for 3 weeks. Was... (12 replies)
Feb 12, 2008
... Hi MarchRose ;) I was on methotrexate 25 mg once a week for about four years. Initially, I had flu-like symptoms, including vomiting. I took it on Saturday, allowing time to get sick and recover so I could make it to work by Monday with a minimum of side effects. Honestly, it took about 6 months before the weekend "blahs" tapered significantly. My doctor monitored my... (5 replies)
... Hi all, I'm new to this board and glad to have found it! Last month my typical ACLE rash appeared on my back, shoulders and arms. I've had this before many times. Diagnosed with SCLE by biopsy, then SLE with Schogren's for 15+ years. I'm maxed out on meds ... CellCept (was on methotrexate 3 years and that was just awful), Dapsone, Plaquenil. WHY I have a photosensitive... (5 replies)
... ick or change my meds and see if it helps. They have been trying to get me to take the Cytoxan but I have been resistant due to the harsh side effects. But the Cellcept does not seem to be helping. My joints are worse than ever and well everything is a mess...too much to go into. ... (10 replies)

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