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Not feeling any better with Actemra?

Well, have had my third infusion Actemra and still not feeling better. doctor said I was on a low dose he can double my dose I'm scared. he said that I was only taking a small very small dose. ...

Posted 8 Mar 2015 1 answer

Has anybody had surgery while on actemra?

I just found out on thursday at my ent appointment i keep getting infections because i need my tonsils out. The ent won't even consider it until i get the okay from my rheumatologist. Does ...

Posted 30 Jan 2015 1 answer

Infections - Can taking 800 mg. every 4 weeks cause a fungus under finger nails? Fingers also have?

... deep cuts along sides of nails that are very painful. Can Actemera cause these symptoms?

Posted 1 Feb 2015 0 answers

Well I will be going in soon for my next infusion of Actemra?

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

New to Actemra?

I took my first Actemra injection yesterday. Scared the heck out of me! Anyone else new to this drug and care to share your side efffects / positive results? Thanks much!

Posted 16 Apr 2014 1 answer

Rheumatoid Arthritis - Is there a support group for actemra?

I would love to join if there is a support group for actemra?

Posted 24 Jan 2014 0 answers

I will have been on Actemra infusions for a year in August. Had had many side effects. Sores in my?

... 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 am due to start actemra next week and am I little nervous any advice will help?

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

During the first month or so after starting Actemra did RA get much worse before it got better?

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

Can Actemra cause Hair Loss?

I have been on Actemra for about 7 months for rheumatoid arthritis. I recently noticed my hair is thinner. Can this drug cause hair loss?

Posted 26 Mar 2011 1 answer

How well does Actemra work? and has anyone tried it?

I was in a study for Rituxam for over 5 years but felt like I had built up a tolerance to it. In hopes that one of the newer RXs would work I reluctantly came off the study & started Cimzia ...

Posted 21 Nov 2010 3 answers

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