"Sprockets" <[email protected]> wrote in message
> Hi All,
> I've been doing okay until this past week. Now I am noticing a flare
> a day which started over the weekend in my left wrist. My left hip is
> sore but nothing unbearable.(right elbow, right hip and both knees are
> replaced) My question is - Does Enbrel stop working? I've been on
> Enbrel for approx. 4 years. Not long ago I was doing so well I
> convinced my Rheumie to let me drop Mtx and I was relatively flare
> free for nearly a year. I thought I'd run my question by you all
> before I call my Rheumie.
Yes,,,, it does stop working for some people. It does mean that you need
to restart Methx or Arava or change to one of the other new drugs for
inflam.arth. It is something you and your RD need to work on.... sooner
rather than later.