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I have PMR and GCA and have been on steroids for 6 months.My doc wants me to start Actemra infusion?
The side effects from the steroids are out of control. I have trouble going up stairs, my leg muscles have really atrophied. I can't get out of the tub any more. I get claw like hand and foot ...
Posted 18 Jan 2016 • 1 answer
... rheumatoid arthritis. Since he has turned 18 he hasn't been getting his monthly infusions on time. Sometimes he skips a month... He has the attitude that he doesn't need it... BUT as ...
Posted 26 Jan 2016 • 0 answers
I have rheumatoid and osteo arthritis and this will be my 5th infusion. I receive the infusion 1 x per month. Along with Actemra infusion I am taking 15mg 1 time per week of methotrexate
Posted 22 Feb 2016 • 0 answers
Hello Actemra users, anyone having issues with eyes on ACtemra? Dry eye and painful red eye lids. IF
... so, how are you managing? I can't use Restasis. OTC drops, warm compresses and night time ointment already in use. I have RA, Sjogren's disease, and am using a prednisone burst at the ...
Posted 18 Feb 2016 • 0 answers
Their is a chance I am pregnant. Does anyone have a clue if it is safe to continue with my actemra infusions??
Posted 13 Nov 2015 • 1 answer
During my research today i found two new drugs specific to SS. Actemra and Fresolimumab. They both appear to be in a clinical trial stage but apparently are available. Does anybody on this site have ...
Posted 23 Jan 2016 • 0 answers
I was getting ready for my fourth infusion. no relief at all yet, the pain and the fatigue was as bad as it could be. Them I developed rashes all over my body and swelling on my legs and feet. We ...
Posted 15 Aug 2015 • 0 answers
Going in for my next infusion of Actemra soon. Meantime, had to ask for another perception of prednisone. I am hoping the Actemra starts working soon. The doctor doesnt want to keep me on the ...
Posted 25 Jan 2015 • 1 answer
... had this?
Posted 24 Jun 2014 • 1 answer
Posted 16 Mar 2014 • 1 answer
... mouth. Gastrointestinal problems. Last month was the worst. Woke the night of my infusion with the soft palate in my mouth swollen. Glands extremely sore and swollen. I could hardly swallow. One ...
Posted 5 Jul 2013 • 1 answer
I have had RA for over 3yrs tried methotrexate and sulfasazine didn't work, humira worked for awhile and simponi didn't work at all... And now will start actemra soon... I am not afraid of ...
Posted 25 Mar 2013 • 3 answers
I was on Remicade for up to 9 years. Changed to Actemra after too many bad days per month on Remicade. Now, after 3 load-in doses of Actemra, I'm miserable with even more bad days, crippling ...
Posted 3 Jan 2012 • 1 answer
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