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Ophthalmologist – November 2016 prednisone and plaquenil check

Good news.  My eyes are still good.  After ten years on plaquenil, it isn’t causing any eye problems.   Retinal toxicity is a serious potential...

Rheumatoid arthritis and glaucoma, cataracts and sjogren’s syndrome – update

My nine monthly eye check came around this morning.  Only its been nearly 12 months, because I’ve already postponed it twice.  Flares and stuff....

Rheumatoid arthritis, Enbrel and the next set of choices

I’ve been quiet lately again.  I think most regular readers of this blog will know why. Enbrel isn’t working. Or not working well enough. I’ve taken...

At the end of the road with conventional Rheumatoid Arthritis treatments…now...

Right so here we are then.  Back in full body mega flare land.  What have I proven?  That without drugs I am unable to...

Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) – medications for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) is primarily used in combination with other drugs, including methotrexate and/or sulfasalazine for moderate to severe Rheumatoid Arthritis.  It is only prescribed...