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in need of my RA medication refilled

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Mandelin
19 years experience in Rheumatology
No single best drug: Treatment needs to be tailored to your own personal situation.

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: There are numerous newer biologic meds for RA. Search the web and you can easily find and read about them. Also, ask your rheumatologist.
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience in Rheumatology
There is: There is always the chance that your RA will flare. Talk to your rheumatologist first before you do anything.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience in General Surgery
SEE A DOCTOR: PLEASE SEE YOUR DOCTOR FOR PRESCRIPTION
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
It can: Ra can sometimes flare after months of remission. If the flares are frequent or severe you should consider changing or adjusting your meds.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
See your doctor: Even when the correct treatments are used, RA can progress. See your doctor and discuss your situation frankly. You could also consider a second opini ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Overreaction: You did not list prior meds but I would guess you have many options left. In addition, while Actemra (tocilizumab) can be used alone it works best whe ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends: Some rheumatologist s recommend doing nothing if the disease is not active. However for active disease the only reliable treatment is with medication ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience in Rheumatology
See below: Prednisone can, Remicade (infliximab) has been associated with weight gain.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
No: If that works we would do this. We don't because it doesn't work. The rheumatoid arthritis patient needs immediate referral to a rheumatologist to i ... Read More
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