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@johnbishop

Hello @roeglo, Welcome to Connect. It sounds like you have struggled with RA for a long time with not much success. I've been on prednisone twice for polymyalgia rheumatica occurrences and it usually helps right away. Here's some information from the Arthritis Foundation that may be helpful… "Biologics are a special type of disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD). In most cases, they are prescribed when conventional DMARDs have not worked. These powerful drugs work very well for many people with rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and other forms of inflammatory arthritis." — https://www.arthritis.org/drug-guide/biologics/biologics

Has your doctor tried any of the biologic drug treatments?

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Hi John, I have been on most of the biologic s and they work for a while and then stop. Currently on Xeljanz which is doing fine for now but seems to be getting less effective over time. I still struggle for 2 to 3 hour's every morning and it returns in the evening. I plan to stay with it until it stops working and go from there. Thanks for asking!