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Has Anyone Had Truxima Infusions? What Can I Expect?

Has Anyone Had Truxima Infusions? What Can I Expect?

I've been on weekly Actemera shots for about 7 years. My doctor thinks they are not working anymore and wants me to take infusions of Truxima. Im not sure I want to. Have you found relief with this drug? Initially I felt great on Actemera so I think my doctor may be right but injections was a huge step for me. Ive had RA for almost 28 years now so, I dont really remember what a person should feel like if they didn't have RA. Also, being in my mid 50's is it… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

Get off of the xeljans is causing people to have serious heart problems. They toook me off after 9 people at my clinic had heart attacks.

posted 8 days ago
A myRAteam Member said:

Xeljanz was after all the starter drugs , shots , iv infusions then tried the xeljanz. Doc has mentioned Rinvoq but I’d have to get financial aid thru a new company phizer makes xeljanz but not Rinvoq. Xeljanz has excellent financial aid they pay 100% of the cost for me . I would like try rinvoq a lot of people say it helps with fatigue

posted 9 days ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I was diagnosed with RA since my early 20's. My pains always seem to be less once I had my infections under control. I can't eat red meat and highly smoked or salted foods either. It gives me bad flare ups. One common infection that I have a hard time getting rid of is a urinary tract infection. Even a cold will bring up my flare ups. So I do alot of homemade soups with homemade bone broth. I eat a lot of fresh fruits and vegetables. Eat a lot of lean meats and salmon. No yeast breads and low carbs or no carbs. My pain is only bad when eat the wrong foods or catch an infection. I don't drink soda and I drink green tea with honey for energy. I still have pain but not that stiffness for hours in the morning. I do water exercises twice a week and I work in my garden. I also do a lot of meditation push away the negative especially the tv. Listen to music and just sit outside. That by itself makes everything better. I also take a low dose of melatonin to help me to sleep. Ask your Rheumatologist to prescribe a cream for your hand pain. I use something the Pharmacist makes with cortisone and numbing meds mixed. Works for me.

posted 3 days ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I had to be taken off the Xeljanz it made me sick at my stomach.

posted 4 days ago
A myRAteam Member said:

Xeljanz has been pretty good for me and no side effects for about 4 years now

posted 10 days ago
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