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Hello everyone, has anyone been on actemra for infusion? If so how is it?

Hello everyone, has anyone been on actemra for infusion? If so how is it?

Pro's, cons, and side effects. Thanks everyone!

A myRAteam Member said:

The Actemra did not agree with me. Had nausea and joint swelling in joints that weren't swollen b efore.

posted 3 days ago

I am taking Actemra Infusions. Anyone else on it, and, if so, what has your experience been?

I am taking Actemra Infusions. Anyone else on it, and, if so, what has your experience been?

A myRAteam Member said:

I just tried Actemra about a month ago. It did make me nauseated and actually caused swelling in my joints, especially my hands. Hope it works for you.

posted 3 days ago

Options to Humira?

Options to Humira?

When I go on Medicare in a year my Humira will not be affordable to me at 33% co-pay. I have had a great ride with it for 12 years. My doctor has given me these names of infusions to explore: Orencia, Actemka, and Rituxan. I'm also curious about CBD oil, but don't know where to start (dose, topical or drops). My rheumatologist is open to trying, but says there isn't enough research for her to recommend, but that if I do try, the clinic at large wants to know about experiences of patients.

A myRAteam Member said:

Praying things work out for you.

posted about 1 month ago

Anyone wish to share their experience with Rituxan infusions?

Anyone wish to share their experience with Rituxan infusions?

I have successfully benefited from methotrexate for 30 years to keep my RA manageable. Now I've entered the "for which methotrexate no longer works" phase and trying to decide if Rituxan infusions is my next plan of attack. (Humira injections were not successful.) Also considering Actemra injections. Any advice on efficacy, side effects, long-term concerns, etc. of both medications is appreciated. Keeping the faith.

A myRAteam Member said:

After much consideration and consultation with my rheumatologist, I have decided to try Orencia self injections. My concern with all, but especially… read more

posted 19 days ago

Has anyone been on Actemra?

Has anyone been on Actemra?

Rheumy just started me on Actemra. Xeljanz stopped working
Hard to get used to injections all over again but atleast it's not iv infusions.

A myRAteam Member said:

Been on Acterma IV infusion (yet another treatment to try) for 3 months and still need 20mg of prednisone to be able to get out of bed It should have… read more

posted 27 days ago
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