I am being put on Methylprednisolone again + Tobradex/Tropicamida for another episode of Iritis.
Meantime I dropped Arcoxia and started the following Combo to address also my Eosinophilic gastritis: Budenofalk/Montelukast.
+once in few days I take Vimovo (Celebrex)for cervical pain.
I am also suppose to start Sulfalazine, but had to postpone due to some plans. My main Rheumy said if Sulfalazine wont work we think about biologic.
Meantime, I met another Rheumy who told me Sulfalazine will not work for Achilles enthesis (which i developed in addition quite recently), as current view states enthesis is not a peripheral SpA, but an axial. ?
Question: Sulfalazine can work for Uveitis/Achilles enthesis? Or shall I go another route and try to get Humira for the Uveitis?
Question 2: which biologic would work on all of the stuff I currently posses: Uveitis/cervical pain/Achilles enthesis/Eosinophilic gastritis
Question 3: Am I to naive thinking I can stop AS, by targeting Eosinophilic gastritis alone?
PS. i am also taking some supplements like: msm/shark cartilage/turmeric/vit D/probiotics
Last edited by achala; 08/20/18 07:18 PM.
diagnosed with AS April 2018, starting with cervical pain/stiffness; Aug 2018 enthesitis/bursitis left Achilles
diagnosed with iridociclitis Nov 2017 (4 flares so far) - bilterally DES,PVD
Signs of inflammations/erosions on MRI`s for axial and Achilles/calcaneus + bursitis
Sulfasalazine 3g 08.2018-05.2019
currently COX2 inhibitor 90mg
Supplements: vit A/C/D, reishi mushrooms, fish oil/probiotic/ Mediterranean NSD