PsA and Constant Pain CBD?

Bucky Member Posts: 1
edited 28. Nov 2023, 14:11 in Living with arthritis


I have psoriatic arthritis with axial spondyloarthritis and degenerative discs. I am on Taltz biweekly which has helped but I am getting worse again and wonder about CBD products interfering with all of my meds like Rabeprazole (proton pump inhibiter for tummy protection), Naproxen and Amlodipine (Calcium channel blocker). I assume that many people on these meds do just fine with cannibis and I was wondering what everyone's experiences were?

Thanks for listening.



  • CarylW
    CarylW Moderator Posts: 233

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  • frogmorton
    frogmorton Member Posts: 29,020

    Hi @Bucky

    Nice to meet you.

    There aren't a huge number of people on here who use CBD (I don't myself) and I'm not sure how many of those who do will be on the same meds as you.

    I did a search for Taltz and under it's brand name Ixekizumab and got no hits at all. Then I tried rabeprazole too and only got a very old thread from 2009 which had nothing at all to do with CBD.

    Sorry this isn't much 😣 much help

    I think in your shoes I'd talk to a medical person like your GP or maybe a pharmacist?

    Best of luck and if you do find out do let us know you might help someone else in future.

    Take care


  • stickywicket
    stickywicket Member Posts: 27,600

    Verywise of you to check first, @Bucky though I don't think we're the best people to check with😗 I'd ring my rheumatology helpline and first check my regular blood results. If the DMARDS aren't working and your inflammatory levels are u p, you need them tweaking. If the inflammatory levels are OK then it does boil down to pain relief and, like @frogmorton , I'd be checking with m GP o pharmacist. Do let us know how you get on.

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