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    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    5/29/2011 11:44:49 PM

    Reviewer: T-girl, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Although the first infusion takes several hours, it is otherwise no more difficult than any other and I had no immediate infusion reactions. However, several weeks down the road I showed up with kidney damage. It's not yet clear whether or not my kidneys will heal. Meanwhile, after 2 infusions and 4-1/2 months, there is no evidence that the Rituxan has had any effect on my severe, advanced RA ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    5/16/2011 6:52:25 PM

    Reviewer: geniemc, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I have had no side effects that I know of

    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    5/4/2011 10:23:31 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I'm back for my final post. Had Rituxan on 3/3/11 & 3/17/11. had appt w/ my rheumy yesterday & she was shocked. all my labs indicate that Rituxan did absolutely nothing for me. had horrible flare ups the last 2 weeks - sed rate & other RA markers up so high...even higher than when I was first diagnosed in 2003. So, we are moving on to Actemera. Again, Rituxan did absolutely nothing ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    4/25/2011 9:18:01 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I'm back w/ a follow up post after 1st posting here on 3/20/11. It's been 5 weeks since my last post (a little over 7 weeks since my 1st infusion; over 5 weeks since my 2nd infusion). I thought the Rituxan was working but I feel back at square one (when I first got diagnosed & had the most painful flare ups) in the last 3 weeks. My doc keeps saying to give it 3 months, but I don't ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    3/27/2011 2:05:15 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    After 7 great years on Enbrel, I had a very painful flare in my hands. A brief trial of Humira provided no relief. My pain and disability were only relieved by steroids. Soon after my first infusion of Rituxan, I was able to begin to taper the steroid dose (it has taken many months to wean completely off). I have always been very active. I am an endurance cyclist and run agility with my dog. ... Show Full Comment

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