... reading reveiws on it and so far i am scared to death. I am due to get my first shot on thursday the 28th but from what i am reading i really dont know if i want to go through with it. Anybody in this group been on the shots for a long time that has exsperianced the side effects im reading about?
Been having these for a year now . I unfortunately get lots of the side effects the week I have injections I hate that week... but I also then get a pretty good three weeks,where I can go without vermilion some it them days plus my steroid intake as gone down from 10mg a day to 7.5 ..hope all goes well for you x
I have been getting the max dose of Xolair for 13 months, 375 mg every 2 weeks. This has been a miracle for me, I feel like I'm back to my old self. I go to the gym 2-3 times a week, swim, go on hikes, just about all the things I could not do before Xolair. I still take one maintenance inhaler daily even though most of the time I feel like I could skip it. My pulmonologist insists that I stay on it. I have not had any side effects. I was very fearful when I first started it, but so far, so good. It took about 6 months for it to take full effect, I remember being worried at about 4 months that it wouldn't work, but he kept reassuring me that it would, and it did!
Xolair has been a pure miracle for me. I was slave to my asthma for over 25 years. Prednisone, theotholine , advair, you name it I was on it. Prednisone caused me to gain over 100 lbs, became diabetic. Asthma controlled my life. Couldn't plan anything ahead of time, trips, no, concerts, no. Xolair gave a normal life. It took a few months for me to feel safe to give up my singulair. I was on Xolair since 2004 and lived a normal, asthma free life. Now my insurance just stopped it and I am freaking out terrified of what will happen without it.
- Xolair Information for Consumers
- Xolair Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Xolair (detailed)
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