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Posted 7 Oct 2016 by • 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
Posted 12 Jul 2016 by • 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 ...
Posted 2 Jul 2016 by • 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 ...
Posted 17 Jun 2016 by • 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..
Posted 16 May 2016 by • 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 ...
Posted 6 Jun 2016 by • 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 ...
Posted 3 Jun 2016 by • 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 ...
Posted 9 Feb 2015 by • 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..
Posted 14 Apr 2016 by • 0 answers
Posted 28 Mar 2016 by • 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 ?
Posted 11 Mar 2016 by • 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 ...
Posted 30 Dec 2015 by • 0 answers
Posted 18 Feb 2016 by • 2 answers
I am to start next week on rituximab and I am worried sick .so many risks and side effects any advice please
Posted 1 Feb 2016 by • 0 answers
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