wondering if anyone has used Arav

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   Posted 9/22/2009 5:09 PM (GMT -6)   
HI everyone.. I was just wondering if anyone has used Arava. What did it do for you or not. And if it did help, for how long. I just started it a week ago. and I can't tell if it's the prednisone or the Arava. He wants me to try to get off the prednisone after a month. Well, ween off it. But he said if i can't do it just to go back on it. I only take 5 mgs.
I always have nausea and headaches that are weird in nature. But i noticed which may be coincidental that the nausea is better. I do feel more energy turn
Is that even possible.. I thought they couldn't do anything about that.. for RA or FM.? confused

Anyway, I would love to hear from anyone on this. Wondering if the Arava is worth my while. eyes Thank you, Laura :-)

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   Posted 9/23/2009 3:18 AM (GMT -6)   
I haven't tried that drug, but I guarantee that someone on here has. You might get a better turnout if you gave your post a subject. Just some advice! I hope you find what you are looking for! ((((Hugs))))
Dx'd with Fibromyalgia, High Blood Pressure, TMJ & Migraines
Meds & Supplements are Vicodin (as needed), Neurontin (300mgs 2/day), Cymbalta (60/day), Atenelol (50 mg/day) Biotin (5,000mcgs/day) & Yasmin (continuously).  Oh and a LOVELY retainer for the TMJ! 

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   Posted 9/23/2009 1:43 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Gonuts,

I am just happy that you are feeling better.

Best wishes for a wonderful day.

Hugs, Karen
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fibromyalgia, Chronic fatigue, depression,allergies

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