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

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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
10/8/2009 10:49:41 PM

Reviewer: wes71, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
well ive posted here before, here we go as i posted before i was taking 500mg every 4 months. wasnt helping so i asked dr. to go full throttle 1000mg 2 weeks apart.then none for 6 months. i feel like hell!!!! joints are stiffer pain is more intense,migraine headaches,shakes,uneasy feeling in my chest.minor sporadic chest pains and horrible flu type fatigue. but i asked for it. ra is a nasty invis ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
9/27/2009 1:36:12 PM

Reviewer: darrelmosher, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

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

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