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Rituximab

Rituximab

I am starting this new medication in November.
I have been told that the first dose will take up to 6 hrs to be delivered into my system.
I have not been told whether I will need another 15 days later.
But have been told that I will get another dose every 6 months is this right?

A myRAteam Member said:

Thankyou Krystal.

posted about 1 month ago

Steroids

Steroids

What is your usual dose of steroids for a flare up? Just curious how other doctors do a taper.

A myRAteam Member said:

I usually dont take steroids. I have, have have to be hurting. My doctor does the trapping. Like 5 for the first and second day. 4 for 5 days and so forth. When I had my last surgery i had a really… read more

posted about 1 month ago

Muscle Pain On Rinvoq?

Muscle Pain On Rinvoq?

I'm on my third week trialing Rinvoq and am having some nasty muscle pain. My calves are so sore that I'm really hobbling. I've been wearing good, supportive shoes, no unusual activity, and I drink plenty of water. The only new thing is the Rinvoq. I googled and muscle soreness was mentioned. Anyone else experience this, and if so how did you get rid of it??

A myRAteam Member said:

Hooray4RA, yes, absolutely! I've gone on all the websites for the medication I'm on that doesn't have a generic. Even my Eliquis has a discount card/program that has saved me considerably. I work in… read more

posted 6 months ago

Am I Having An RA Flair Or Recovering From Surgery Pains

Am I Having An RA Flair Or Recovering From Surgery Pains

I had two surgeons doing surgery on me last Friday. I had a VP shunt put in my head and the drain tube in my abdomen. I also had a tumor removed from the back of my head where a previous shunt was. The surgeon also repaired two hernias. There were two surgeons operating on me at the same time! Today makes the 5th day after surgery and I am feeling worse now then I was after the second day. My head hurts. I’m nauseated. My abdomen hurts on the right side and all I want to do is stay in bed. I… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

1st, urgently, please make sure your shunt is working. It sounds possible it could be blocked/kinked, if even partial with your symptoms. Have them check you are not developing an infection. Let us… read more

posted about 1 year ago

Best Way To Explain RA To Family Members?

Best Way To Explain RA To Family Members?

I was diagnosed with Seronegative RA In November 2018. I just turned 29 in February. Positive ANA and have been on Plaquenil, Prednisone, and now highest dose of Methotrexate. Nothing has seemed to help and I am getting progressively worse. All of my bloodwork comes back negative for RF, CCP. My Mother has had RA for the last 27 years, and she was Seronegative as well early on and is now Seropositive. I have her support in this because she knows firsthand the difficulties. My Husband seems to… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

Omgosh your post could have been written by me it’s parallel to my situation, only I’ve lived with RA for over 50 years..apart from that I feel your pain 💗 I see you wrote this post 2 years ago I only… read more

posted 5 days ago

Infusions??

Infusions??

Please tell me about infusions??

A myRAteam Member said:

I’m on infusions of Rituxan. Has helped a ton. They are given by IV and can take from 1/2 hour to several hours depending on the medication.

posted 11 months ago

Vision Problems

Vision Problems

I seem to be having problems with my vision lately. Are vision problems common with RA? Mainly blurred vision?

A myRAteam Member said:

Plaquenil can cause vision problems. You have to have a special eye test while taking this medication

posted 10 months ago

Have You Tried Cannabis Oil

Have You Tried Cannabis Oil

Have you tried Cannabis oil? My symptoms started a few years ago and two summers ago hit me really hard. So far I have been diagnosed with inflammatory arthritis. I am waiting to see a specialist to narrow down the final diagnosis which could take up to 2 years! Wonderful hey. When I got my first full blown flare up two summers ago they put me on anti inflammatories which did not work, prednisone which didn’t really do much, methotrexate which made me sick 6 days a week and made me worst, plaqueread more

A myRAteam Member said:

Didn't work for me either. AI wouldn't waste my money if it's not working for you.

posted about 3 years ago

Humira And Taking Methotrexate Together ?

Humira And Taking Methotrexate Together ?

Hi. My RA Dr has me on 20 mg of MTX and next week wants me to start with the Humira Pen 40 mg (every other week). He messaged me today that I will be on both medications for 8 mos to a year ! I do NOT want to take this much medication !! Is anybody else following this type of dosage AND any issues with Humira? This is scaring the hell out of me. I have NO other need for any medication until I got this damn RA... PLEASE I need some input

A myRAteam Member said:

I'll keep you in my prayers take care. Love and hugs

posted over 1 year ago
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