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Anyone Taking Rituxan For Their RA?

Anyone Taking Rituxan For Their RA?

I try not to think of the side effects but so far it's the only thing that has worked.

A myRAteam Member said:

I did rituxin back in may. I did it once a week for a month, due to my weight they had to lower the loading dose and divide it into 4 doses. Then we went to twice a month which i didnt get to finish due to catching pneumonia. I felt worse after the treatments

posted over 1 year ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I went to a cancer center and got a IV infusion and then two weeks later got another and now I go back in January. I will get them every six months. Works great for me. It takes 8 hours for the infusion.

posted over 1 year ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I had my first two infusions in November. I reacted terribly to Symponia before that and had severe rashes. The jury is still out on the Rituxan and how well it is going to work. I just spoke with my doctors office because of severe muscle and joint pain. My doctor is wonderful and I have faith that he will figure out the right combo. He had it once but the cost of my co-pay became impossible for me to manage as the price went up. He will help me figure this out again. For now I am going back on a low dose of prednisone to see if it helps.

posted over 1 year ago
A myRAteam Member said:

Sooo I got the second dose today. Right now I feel great. The steroid they gave me might have did the trick. I should know something in a couple of days when it wears off.

posted over 1 year ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I have my second dose today. The first one has not helped at all hopefully after the second dose the pain will subside. Right now my knees are on fire.

posted over 1 year ago
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