... is still escalating; I had the injection 11/23 (today is 11/28). I am not in danger at this time, but if it continues to escalate, I will be. How long can I wait for ER care or for rheumatologist tomorrow?
Never, ever, WAIT to seek medical attention if you take a shot or any medication, and have any kind of adverse reaction. Always seek medical attention right away. Not everyone reacts the the same way to all medications. I hope you are okay, and made it through this. Hope you went to the ER, although I am very surprised your Rheumatologist didn't want you to come in right away...
Try phoning the help line to see what they say, I also had a rash in my chest after taking simponi also has trouble with my vision and body shaking and feeling sick. I ended up in A&E but they didn't know much about simponi and neither did my local doctor. So hopefully the helpline will work. Good luck
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