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I have been on stelera for a month

Started this discussion. Last reply by Martha Garner Aug 19, 2010. 22 Replies

So far it has done nothing for me, but the doctor said it could take up to 2 months. It is done in shots (5 p/year) and it cost 10,500 per dose.....and no I didnt accidently type too manmy zeros.…Continue

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Martha Garner replied to Cindy Russell's discussion I have been on stelera for a month
"I am on the study for Stelara. I love it. I have been on it for 4 years and have been 100% clear for the 4 years. My study ends in October and I will be able to go on my own. I have never felt better in my life.. The aches are gone and I can wear…"
Aug 19, 2010
Meg Pugh replied to Cindy Russell's discussion I have been on stelera for a month
"I have take 2 injections of stelera. I haven't seen much difference but i have puscular psoriasis on the bottoms of my feet. I also took the second injection 2 wks early. I hope with all my heart to see some improvement. My feet are so painful…"
Jul 20, 2010
CJC replied to Cindy Russell's discussion I have been on stelera for a month
"Just trying to point out that there are some legitimate costs beyond greed."
Jul 20, 2010
Chuck replied to Cindy Russell's discussion I have been on stelera for a month
"They're also expensive because companies want to make a lot of money."
Jul 20, 2010
CJC replied to Cindy Russell's discussion I have been on stelera for a month
"I am on a related drug for rheumatoid arthritis, it's taken me 3 yrs to get stable on the meds, and had to look at differing dosing schedules. The improvement with these types of drugs is often slow & incremental, so give it a chance, also,…"
Jul 19, 2010
Rhogna Ann Pool replied to Cindy Russell's discussion I have been on stelera for a month
"Thank you so much for the Website and the information. My husband has had psoriasis for many years, then a couple of years ago our middle son started having breakouts. He was about 20. It was so traumatic for me I can't even imagine what it did…"
Jul 19, 2010
Sara Johantgen replied to Cindy Russell's discussion I have been on stelera for a month
"I had my second shot of Stelara on July 9. So far I have had only a little success. I have psoriasis on my hands and it has helped with the inflammation, but not too much for the flaking/peeling/cracking. My husband was the one who noticed my hands…"
Jul 19, 2010
ELLEN SHAPPPE replied to Cindy Russell's discussion I have been on stelera for a month
"HI THERE, I HAVE HAD TWO SHOTS AND MY STELERA HAS ALMOST COMPLETELY CLEARED UP. I GUESS I AM ONE OF THE LUCKY ONE AND ALSO THANKS TO MY DOCTOR THE INSURANCE COMPANY HAS COVERED ME EXCEPT FOR A SMALL CO-PAY. MY ONLY SIDE EFFECT APPEARS TO…"
Jul 17, 2010
Pamela Crews replied to Cindy Russell's discussion I have been on stelera for a month
"Hi julie bantz, I'm glad to hear Stelara is working for you as well. I hope everyone else has the same blessings we have experinced. It's wonderful!!!!"
Jul 6, 2010
julie replied to Cindy Russell's discussion I have been on stelera for a month
"Hi Pamela! I am so happy for us!!! It is like a miracle ...I didn't think anything would work after Raptiva, but I too am wearing shorts and skirts again this summer! I have only had 2 shots and not due for the next shot til August. It is…"
Jul 5, 2010
Pamela Crews replied to Cindy Russell's discussion I have been on stelera for a month
"I have been on Stelara for 3 months and it really works! I have tried everything on the market including Humira and Enbrel after one shot of Stelara I was almost completly cleared. I could wear my shorts again after so many years of not being able…"
Jul 1, 2010
julie replied to Cindy Russell's discussion I have been on stelera for a month
"My next shot is August 18 !!! Geezzz I can't count... but today is June 19 and I can't believe how well Stelara is working for me!!! I am THRILLED!!!! I have on a skirt today showing my legs!!! woohooooo"
Jun 19, 2010
julie replied to Cindy Russell's discussion I have been on stelera for a month
"Well, today is June 6...on May 26 I received my second shot of Stelara....and it is unbelievable how well it is working! The lesions on my legs went from bright red to pink...I even wore shorts on my cruise over Memorial Day! Of course i swam in the…"
Jun 6, 2010
julie replied to Cindy Russell's discussion I have been on stelera for a month
Jun 6, 2010
julie replied to Cindy Russell's discussion I have been on stelera for a month
"Well, today is April 28 and I finally got my first shot of Stelara!!! It took a while cause I needed 90mg instead of the regular 45mg....two shots of 90mg sent to my dr's office was $22,000, my insurance covered it with just a copay of $45. I…"
Apr 28, 2010
Deana Watson replied to Cindy Russell's discussion I have been on stelera for a month
"it has cleared my fingertips that's it. I'm hoping next shot it will do better. I get my second one tomorrow."
Mar 11, 2010

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At 12:12pm on January 11, 2010, H said…
Thanks for the add. Have a great week ahead!
Peace
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At 3:23pm on December 22, 2009, Patsy Wessinger said…
Hi Cindy, Welcome!!
At 8:46am on December 22, 2009, Cindy Russell said…
thank you :)
At 10:26pm on December 21, 2009, Cindy Foe said…
Welcome to the family!
At 7:00am on December 21, 2009, Jane Lacher said…
Hi Cindy, welcome to the group!
 
 
 

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