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Is hyper-pigmentation after iron infusion normal?

Posted 29 Jul 2015 6 answers

i recently just had an iron infusion about two weeks ago and i immediately noticed that my skin has turned darker than it normally is. it was a 1000 mg of dark brown fluid and im afraid it has darkened my skin. my eyes have since turned brown too. is this something i shouldve expected and is it ...

Ketamine for Depression?

Posted 12 Feb 2017 7 answers

Has anyone tried the ketamine infusions for depression. If so, would you please share your experience? I'm interested, but there is very little data online. Just a few clinical studies but no patient experiences. I'm always interested in "real" experiences to expand my knowledge.

Did anyone experience severe joints and muscle pain after Rituximab?

Posted 9 Feb 2015 5 answers

I'm on my second infusion of Rituximab and I had flu like symptoms, sore throat and a terrible muscle pain in my joints and all over? Is this normal... Please somebody answer me... Desperate..

Are Orencia infusions effective after taking a 1 year break from it?

Posted 2 days ago 0 answers

I had Orencia infusions for 3 years and it worked wonderfully. I had to stop it (or any biologic) in November 2017 after being diagnosed with breast cancer. I had a double mastectomy in July 2018. RA symptoms returned slowly but surely and are now worse than ever. I just had first infusion of ...

I have PMR and GCA and have been on steroids for 6 months.My doc wants me to start Actemra infusion?

Posted 18 Jan 2016 4 answers

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 spasms. Tremors in my hands. Bp 122/94. Anyway, I read about the potential life threatening infections ...

Does everyone suffer long term side effects of Reclast?

Posted 25 Jul 2016 1 answer

I am scheduled for an infusion of Reclast on Tuesday, however after reading all the side effects others have suffered and are still having, I am considering not doing it! Is there anyone who has had the infusion and not had long lasting side effects? If so please comment!! I was told to expect flu ...

Was on Norco 7.5/325 now on 5/325 oxycodone I take it 3 times a day but it isnt working HELP?

Posted 26 Apr 2015 2 answers

Plus I take Zanaflex 4mg & Gabapinton 600mg still in pain I had surgery on January and February 2015 had a infusion on my L/4 L/5 I have 4 screws and 2 rods in my spine Im running low on my meds I have a UA Wednesday will one 5/325 oxycodone make it possible to pass If I take it 12 hours before ...

I have been on methotrexate 20+ years. Is this safe?

Posted 2 Sep 2017 2 answers

I've had some side effects but minor--bright red spots on my skin in various places that seem to appear suddenly. I'm still experiencing some hair loss. I also receive Orencia infusions monthly.

Does someone need to drive me to and from infusion treatments?

Posted 7 Jan 2018 2 answers

I live about 90 miles from doctors office and needed to know if someone needed to drive me home after remicade infusion treatment?

I have been on Remicade for years with no problems, but on an infusion the nurse forgot to put on?

Posted 17 Mar 2015 2 answers

... the IV filter, followed by some serious problems. Has this happened to anyone else? Does anyone know the long term effects of not using the in line filter?

Rituximab - first rituxan infusion?

Posted 4 Aug 2015 2 answers

I am very nervous about having my first rituxan infusion Friday. Im 28 with 4 kids so not sure what to expect. Any advice??

From the first infusion of Entyvio I've had body pains. I've just completed my third dose. I'd?

Posted 29 Mar 2016 2 answers

... like to know if the body pain goes away at some point. It's getting a bit unbearable

Does Actemra cause hair loss ?

Posted 13 Jul 2016 1 answer

The drug itself , not the disorder . Is there a cancer treatment in actemra? One of my previous infusions had chemo in it and caused hair loss .

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