I have RA and have been on treatment since I was 28. I'm now 65 and I'm having severe flare-up. I was going to a Specialist and had taken many treatments and was on Enbrel for about 4 years. It is a fantastic drug, however I developed leaky heart valves and the doctor took me off of Enbrel immediate. Since that time, she would no longer work with me to find another medicine that would help.
I was then helped by my doctor who got a release from the doctor to be on Celebrex which was helping me cope. Now Medicare will not pay for Celebrex and no over the counter drug will work. What do you suggest? View Thread