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Actemra

Actemra

The cost of Actemra

A myRAteam Member said:

I don’t know what state you are in BUT... in PA ... you can get ANY supplemental plan you want... you can then get someone to write a note if you are… read more

posted almost 2 years ago

Actemra

Actemra

Just started today after trying Humaira, Embrel and Orencia. Has anyone had experience with Actemra?

A myRAteam Member said:

After humera, enbrel I am so thankful that this biologic has pushed me into remission along with reducing my dose of methotrexate, I have a great daily… read more

posted 17 days ago

Actemra

Actemra

I have had an increase with Actemra and now experience chest pain. Is this a common thing

A myRAteam Member said:

Thank you. I have been in touch.

posted almost 3 years ago

Xeljanz Vs. Actemra Pros And Cons

Xeljanz Vs. Actemra Pros And Cons

Blood tests and a hand x-ray taken last week show that my RA is progressing rapidly. I have been on Orencia for more than a year. I thought it MIGHT be helping, but it clearly is not. Enbrel did made me worse. Avara did not work at all. I cannot take MTX for same reason as Enbrel. My choices are Remicaid, which I nixed because it is only infusion and the possibility of brain infection that cannot be cured. I'm always part of the "Less than 1 percent" of the people. My choice are… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

Hi, I tried Xeljanz XR for 3 months and had to stop due to gastrointestinal side effects. Nausea, bile reflux, and chronic stomach pain. Tried orenciaread more

posted 11 months ago

Actemra

Actemra

Weight gain??

A myRAteam Member said:

Not familiar with these drugs but did get a cortisone injection in one knee to see if this will help so far I have no pain so going back in 10 days to… read more

posted 7 months ago

Has Anyone Tried Actemra?

Has Anyone Tried Actemra?

A myRAteam Member said:

I just gave myself the second injection yesterday. So far I am cleared out from childhood and fighting a slightly less migraine than last week. Nothing… read more

posted over 1 year ago

Actemra - Biologic's Drugs

Actemra - Biologic's Drugs

I am going to be going on Actemra, and would like to know what people have experienced on this drug - I.e. Side effects etc.

Thank you

A myRAteam Member said:

Thanks for your comments. I had my infusion yesterday. I have had no side effects since being on Actemra.
I have RA throughout, mainly in spine. I still… read more

posted over 4 years ago

Can I Combine Xeljanz With Actemra?

Can I Combine Xeljanz With Actemra?

A myRAteam Member said:

I’m starting Humaira this coming week. Any advice for the first weeks?

posted 7 months ago

Infection Risk?

Infection Risk?

I’m on actemra and I know getting a piercing is a terrible idea but I really want one. Has anyone gotten a piercing on actemra? Did you get an infection?

A myRAteam Member said:

Has anyone been on plaquenil? Any problems with this med?

posted about 1 year ago