Postive Amgevita stories needed
I start Amegevita today. The nurse is coming this morning to do my first dose. I knew the side effect info on the Versus Arthritis and NHS sites and had made my peace, knowing that it was needed and the benefits outweighed the risks. However, I have just read the info leaflet, and it has scared the life out of me.
I need this medication. My condition is getting worse and worse. I started with maybe 1 bad 5-day flare every 3 months or so (pain and min flares were much more frequent), but now my latest bad flare lasted 3 weeks, and I only went a couple of weeks before the next flare hit. My mobility is quite bad, and I've failed on Hydroxlyroquine & Methotrexate (bad side effects for both). I have a history of reacting to medication (I used not to read the side effects leaflet and then realised it was the meds hence now, I ensure I'm aware of possible side effects and can monitor for them).
I need some positive stories. I know this drug can be life-changing for many, and I can't carry on the way I am now - so I need some positive stories to focus on to keep my mindset positive.
Thanks, everyone, and have a great day
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