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Will be having first rituxan infusion in a few weeks and wonder what to expect?

Will be having first rituxan infusion in a few weeks and wonder what to expect?

A myRAteam Member said:

No I wasn't. It didn't really kick in until the second dose.I really felt good for Seven months before I started to feel like I needed it again. I have… read more

posted almost 5 years ago

Anyone taking Rituxan for their RA?

Anyone taking Rituxan for their RA?

I try not to think of the side effects but so far it's the only thing that has worked.

A myRAteam Member said:

Sooo I got the second dose today. Right now I feel great. The steroid they gave me might have did the trick. I should know something in a couple of days… read more

posted 20 days ago

Rituxan and wounds?

Rituxan and wounds?

Has anyone ever gotten an infusion of a rituxan then gotten an open wound the same day? If so did you get an infection?

A myRAteam Member said:

@A myRAteam Member, that is good news for sure.

posted 8 months ago

Has anyone ever taken Retuxan infusions for RA?

Has anyone ever taken Retuxan infusions for RA?

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??

A myRAteam Member said:

I had first Rituxan treatment a month ago. So far, it has not started to work. I was told it will take about 50 days to start working. So far just more… read more

posted almost 3 years ago

Problems with Rytuxan infusion

Problems with Rytuxan infusion

Did your face ever swell up after an infusion with Rytuxan?? My sinuses are all inflamed causing my face to swell up. Painfull! Had to be put on antibiotics for it. Hope the swelling goes down fast.

A myRAteam Member said:

This is for RA not Osteoperosis.

posted over 1 year ago

Has anyone had the Rituxan infusions? I just had my second one and wondering if anyone has found any relief for their RA

Has anyone had the Rituxan infusions? I just had my second one and wondering if anyone has found any relief for their RA

How long does it take to feel the results?

A myRAteam Member said:

I started it 6 months ago and will be due for my second set of infusions in April.I agree, it took about a month after the second infusion. They are… read more

posted over 2 years ago
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