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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

Was just prescribed DHEA by endo.Can someone tell me what to expect from taking this?

... RX? He said hopefully more energetic & possibly increase in sexual libido. We are trying to ween me off of the steroids I've been on to control my RA for about 12 yrs. But w/ the 13 ...

Posted 16 Jan 2011 1 answer

Actemra - What do you do if you have a sore throat and a rash that itches?

Is there anything to take? Is there anything to help over the counter

Posted 25 Feb 2011 2 answers

Rheumatoid Arthritis - What is your relationship like with your RA Dr?

I've been thinking about trying a new RA Dr. All the stuff I've been reading always speaks of this wonderful "relationship" you should have w/ your Dr. (Which only makes since ...

Posted 15 Jan 2011 3 answers

Enbrel failed after 9 years. Rituxan has not helped after 2 months. Has anyone tried Actemra?

Is there a super special Rheumatology clinic in the US?

Posted 4 Oct 2010 3 answers

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