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Has anybody experienced hair loss due to rituximab?

Posted 7 Oct 2016 by OliB 1 answer

I had four infusions of rituximab, the last being in April. For the last 3 weeks my hair has been falling and I'm wondering if anyone else had the same experience Your reply will be appreciated

Please help I would like an opinion on the serious side effects of rituximab?

Posted 12 Jul 2016 by stavert1 3 answers

I have been on Mychophenolate for 6 months as well as Hydroxychloroquine and prednisolone for even longer. My consultant wants me to reduce the prednisolone by 5mg. I can't,every time I do I have a huge flair up and the pain is unbearable. I have been diagnosed with RA,Lupus,sjrogrens and have ...

How long did it take to get relief from rituximab?

Posted 2 Jul 2016 by VJL 1 answer

I had start up dose plus a second one 4 months later. I thought after start up dose I was feeling better but now I am worse. I am ready for another dose. My question is my RA is worse. Can I expect for the next treatment to help me or should I move on? I have tried so many of them already. Enbrel ...

My granddaughter who is 10 has been diagnosed with FSGS. Would you recommend using rituximab?

Posted 17 Jun 2016 by Konopka 0 answers

She has had nephrotic syndrome since she was 18 mos old. She was given rituximab at the age of 3 and she was in remission for about a year and a half and then was put on Tacrolimus and tried other drugs as well. Would rituximab be worth trying again and is it safe for her..

Dapsone for rituximab induced pneumonia?

Posted 6 Jun 2016 by bienestaros 0 answers

My rheumatologist prescribed dapsone to prevent against a specific type of pneumonia which patients taking rituximab can be subject to. However, on the patient prescription information the pharmacy included with the medication and on the internet, nothing is mentioned of the use dapsone for which ...

My son will be having a dose of Rituximab for his kidney transplant he had in September of this?

Posted 3 Jun 2016 by Jennhil 0 answers

... year(2016) because his antibodies are not cooperating. He has had infusions of Ivig and each infusion he got a little better but I am nervous about this one as the side effects are scary and a lot different then the Ivig ones. Has anyone else had it for kidney transplant or any children? My son ...

Starting rituximab for rheumatoid arthritis is it wroth it?

Posted 16 May 2016 by hana parkar 1 answer

Hi my aunt has been advised to start Rituximab but is really not sure. I just wanted to know if its really worth it as i know its very strong and has many side effects. I also wanted to know how long does it take to work and also how long does it take to wear off before you need another dose? Shes ...

Has anyone use rituximab for ILD?

Posted 28 Mar 2016 by carlswanson60 1 answer

Doctor thinks I have developed autoantibodies like in RA that attack the lungs causing inflammation and thinks rituximab will stop the autoimmune reaction. Has anyone had similar experience ?

Is hair loss a result of Rituximab infusions?

Posted 30 Dec 2015 by 2007f123 0 answers

Rituximab - Can you go off rituxan for a time and restart it without adverse affects?

Posted 11 Mar 2016 by jshrek 0 answers

I have been on rituxan since 2011 and had infusions every 6 months. I am due for another infusion but my SED rate is only at 13. I have some stiffness in my hands but nothing horrible. I am concerned if I don't get the infusion my body may reject the rituxan if I do need to have another ...

I am to start rituximab next week?

Posted 18 Feb 2016 by julienewsome2222 2 answers

I am to start next week on rituximab and I am worried sick .so many risks and side effects any advice please

Did anyone experience severe joints and muscle pain after Rituximab?

Posted 9 Feb 2015 by Baneza 3 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..

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