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Anyone Taking Orencia Or Rituximab?

Anyone Taking Orencia Or Rituximab?

Hi, I’m currently taking Xeljanz however it’s not working well for me. I’m meeting up with my Rheum soon and she sent me info on both of these drugs. She wants to switch me to one of them…. Looking for peoples input into how they found taking them. I’ve previously taken Methotrexate, plaquenil, leflunomide, humira, Actemra, Rinvoq and now xeljanz. I’ve had to stop them because of side effects or they became ineffective. I’m leaning towards Orencia because I could do the injections at home. I’m… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

I had a good run with xeljanz, a year and a half before it became ineffective. Now I'm taking monthly infusions of Orencia, having a problem with daily fatigue but other than that it's been good.

posted 3 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I’m taking Orencia. I was doing well but had to stop Orencia for at least a month before and a month after the Vacine. As a result I had a flare up and it’s now several months and I’m not back to my self.

posted 3 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

Yeah fatigue is a main RA side effect

posted 2 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

Wow,I take enbrel. Like you was allergic to the other ones you listed.

posted 3 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I’m presently taking Orencia. I had to stop it before and after the vaccine and booster. I had a flare up . I believe for being off the Orencia a month before and after the vaccine. Also I’ve had a lot of stress in my life which could have caused the flare.

posted 2 months ago
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