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I have a history of cancer many years ago. Thus, I can't take the typical biologic treatments for RA. My rheumy wants me to try Retuxan infusions as a last resort. She says it would be the least likely one to cause a cancer recurrence. I'm very reluctant to do this. Has anyone had these infusions or heard of using Retuxan for RA??
Ive been on Rituximab for 4 year and it works for me, my hospital let you decide when you need the next infusion because they say it can stop working. I book my app when i start to hurt in my upper… read more
I have been on Rituxan since 2009. It has worked very well for me when nothing else has. I get two infusions spaced 2 weeks apart every 6 months. It takes 2-6 weeks after the infusion to take full… read more
I had my first two infusions in November. I reacted terribly to Symponia before that and had severe rashes. The jury is still out on the Rituxan and how well it is going to work. I just spoke with… read more
I am on Rutuxan now since last year 2019 April. This medication is very, very strong to the point when I had my infusion back on January 2 I had an absess didn't think much of it. However, by January… read more
I have been on Rituxan for about 3 years now with great success. Suddenly and no real prior warning i feel Rituxan has stopped working. This is common in my RA treatment. Has anyone else experienced a waning effect of Rituxan? Is it possible i just have a bad batch? I have my infusion in September. It is seriously messing me up.
I have been on Rituxan for 3 years also and am having the same experience. Feels like my last infusion did almost nothing. I waited a month after my second infusion. Thinking that maybe it was just… read more
There are many different Medications that are out there. It's just a matter of finding the right medication for you. Everyone's body reacts differently so what works for me might not work for you. I… read more