Since I posted last have spent the last two nights in hospital - with urinary tract infection and the worst gastro I have ever had in my life!
Ducky - suppose to be starting Enbrel very soon - dont know if I want to now or not. Am on antidepressants, mobic, morphine sulphate, valium - was on mtx but had to come off that at end of april due to side effects.
What a great I have had - and just started a new part time job 6 weeks ago but they know all about the arthritis which is great.
Hi Pamela Neckpain,
I was like that when I took oxycontin (an opiate) - in most people it sedates them but kept me wide awake all day and all night. Horrible stuff. Was on methadone many years ago after my car accident - didnt have any problems with that and didnt get addicted thank goodness.
Still got the gastro!!! Day Six!!!
I think it was Ducky who mentioned increased UTI's with the Enbrel? I haven't had UTI's exactly, but some kind of increased urinary discomfort? It is really uncomfortable! It feels as if I'm getting a UTI, and when I take something like the AZO, it feels better, so it is really strange, and seems to be worse at bedtime. I wonder if it is the RA, or the Enbrel. I drink more than the 9 glasses of water, maybe cranberry juice? Anyone else have this too?
My daughter had a bout with kidney stones when she was 9 and they were horrid, nothing helped with her pain. I can't even imagine having one!!
Post Edited (Ducky) : 7/28/2008 10:36:11 PM (GMT-6)