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Is hyper-pigmentation after iron infusion normal?

Posted 29 Jul 2015 by genies 4 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 by Blessed716 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 by Baneza 4 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..

My local rural hospital charged $22,000 for each Remicade infusion I got. Does that seem legit?

Posted 6 days ago by amdoty66 2 answers

I’ve read where Remicade costs on the high side approximately $1200 per infusion. The hospital I went charge $22,000 JUST for the medication.

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 by maryanned79 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 by lscorbin 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 by lurchey 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 by jab-jam4 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 by kathyshindler 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 by ronn876 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?

How long do I have to watch out for symptoms after taking this medication by infusion in hospital?

Posted 25 Feb 2015 by Springglen408 1 answer

... Methylprednisolone sod suc(PF) IV SOLU-MEDROL 1,000 MG VIAL I was recently told by a patient advisery nurse that I needed to watch out for various symptoms up to 12 months. Is that correct? I assumed once the medication cleared the system around 12 hours I would be fine?

Rituximab - first rituxan infusion?

Posted 4 Aug 2015 by mizzougirl1109 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??

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