Category Archives: Enbrel

Back on Enbrel

Hiya, Did you miss me In the last year and a half I’ve changed jobs and changed countries, so things have been hectic to say the least. I think my last post I mentioned my platelet levels were dropping and … Continue reading

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Novartis AIN457 For Psoriasis

Some good news for us psoriasis warriors – especially those who do not have arthritis. As you probably know, there are quite a few different biologic drugs available for people with psoriatic arthritis (such as myself).  These biologics are wonderful … Continue reading

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Enbrel. Make it generic baby!

I recalled that Enbrel, being one of the first biologics developed, must be coming up to the end of its’ patent soon.  Those of you who have read about me will know that the first biologic I went on was … Continue reading

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Increased Risk of Lymphoma if on TNF Blocker?

About 2 years ago my doctor in China (Internal Medicine Specialist) mentioned that there were some reports of increased incidence of lymphoma in patients taking TNF blockers.  At the time I just acknowledged it and didn’t take it any further.  … Continue reading

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Psoriasis Ears

One of the more unusual places which we psoriasis sufferers can get psoriasis is the inside of the ear.  I find it doesn’t actually get itchy, but one needs to be careful that you don’t absentmindedly pull out a big … Continue reading

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Golf and Psoriatic Arthritis

Yesterday I took a few hours to try out a golf driving range close to where I live.  Last year I won a free round on a famous golf course, and since I wasn’t a golf player, I took about … Continue reading

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