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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Rituxan IV.

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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
9/20/2009 3:38:48 PM

Reviewer: Mike R, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I've had RA for over thirty years. I've been on many drugs. At one time, I was in remission. I've been on rituxan since the end of January. I had my second dose starting the end of May. I'm hoping this one will last longer than the first dose, at least five ti six months. I'm still fatigued, but keep going and try to focus on other things except RA, taking one day at a time. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
8/17/2009 10:31:00 PM

Reviewer: girliergirl, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
In reply to an earlier question, I have had tingling and numbness also in my fingers and sharps needles downs my legs My Dr says it might be neuropathy I didnt go for the EMG cause i was scared, I just had the RITUXAN treatment today and it was very difficult for me it is my 3rd one and this time the reaction was very scary my throat swelled up my ears wouldnt stop itching they almost had to stop ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
8/6/2009 8:12:16 AM

Reviewer: kimberly, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
no problems with my 1st dos. just had infusion because ra has gone into my feet. It has been 10 months from first dose. I had alot of side affects this time with chills,nausea,severe headache,low sats in the 80's. I did not prepare with tylenol,benadryl or my inhaler.I will with my next infusion in 2 weeks.I wish my provider would have given me my tx at 6 months. but I live in Alaska and there ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
5/28/2009 12:09:25 AM

Reviewer: wes71, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
i have ra and have tried all other drugs to battle this hell, i have tried methotrexate,enbrel,remicade,etc. my first infusion went fine till the racing heart issue.and after a severe flare up 2 months ago i had the racing heart again, i had my 2cnd infusion today 500mg with NO steriods due to we think they contribute to the racing heart.i will post again soon to help let others know my expirence.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
4/22/2009 11:53:45 AM

Reviewer: kemmy, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
It sounds like I am in the majority when I had high hopes for this treatment to stop my RA disease progression and symptoms. After my second round of two treatments (the first only helped for 10 weeks), my rheumatologist is satisfied that the Rituxan has stopped the diseases progression, that is, the synovial inflammation that causes damage to the joints. Although I do feel better than on any othe ... Show Full Comment

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