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Top 10 Search Results for "Rituxan"

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Has Anyone Done Rituxan (rituximab) Treatment For Lupus Nephritis?

Has Anyone Done Rituxan (rituximab) Treatment For Lupus Nephritis?

Has anyone done rituxan (rituxmab) treatment for lupus nephritis in addition to the normal everyday lulupus nephritis medications? I just want to know about only this medication. Thank you

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Not offended at all. I've been saying ineed to move back to Europe for years Lol. Yeah its costing me ~$3800 and that's the estimated price right now so I'm sure it'll end up being higher 😑

posted over 5 years ago

Is Anyone Taking Rituxan Infusions? Has It Helped With Your Lupus? Have You Experienced Side Effects?

Is Anyone Taking Rituxan Infusions? Has It Helped With Your Lupus? Have You Experienced Side Effects?

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I've been on Rituxan for 9 months. The infusions can be scary, headache and sore throat, etc. After the infusion it works really well for me for the first 3 months, and the only side effect I've had… read more

posted almost 5 years ago

Im Being Switched From Benlysta To Rituxan Anyone In Rituxan?? Side Effects?? Weight Gain??

Im Being Switched From Benlysta To Rituxan Anyone In Rituxan?? Side Effects?? Weight Gain??

Hoping Rumituxan is a good switch

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

@A MyLupusTeam Member Jenkins I'm so sorry to hear this. Good luck on getting your meds! Sending you soft hugs!!

posted over 4 years ago

Infusions

Infusions

Anybody ever did infusion for Idk the name it starts with a R

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Rituxin was wonderful for me.

posted about 6 years ago

Has Anyone Taken Rituxan

Has Anyone Taken Rituxan

Now on top of all my medications I'm going to be taking Rituxan. I was wondering what is anyone's experience with it.

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Thank u all I go tomorrow for my first infusion. I will keep u updated.

posted about 6 years ago

I'm Going To Have Rituxon Infusion Wed. Can Anyone Tell Anything About It? Tha K

I'm Going To Have Rituxon Infusion Wed. Can Anyone Tell Anything About It? Tha K

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

@A MyLupusTeam Member It was accurate for me. I received mine at Cedar's Sinai with Dr. Daniel Wallace. Perhaps they have different methods and expectations.

posted about 5 years ago

I Start Rituxan Infusions Tomorrow And Am Very Scared. Has Anyone Had These?

I Start Rituxan Infusions Tomorrow And Am Very Scared. Has Anyone Had These?

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I just finished Rituxan infusions with no side effects. My doctor told me it may take up to six months before I notice a difference. I already feel stronger and I take fewer naps.

posted almost 8 years ago

Rituxan

Rituxan

Those of you who are receiving Rituxan treatments, what symptoms were you experiencing that led to the decision to use that drug?

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

@A MyLupusTeam Member
I started on Rituxan 2 years ago because my body just did not tolerate any of the other biologics on the market. I have seen some success with this med that I didn't see with… read more

posted over 6 years ago

Rituxan Infusion

Rituxan Infusion

tomorrow i have my rituxan infusion. I ve been doing it for a while now but lately it makes me really sick... Does anyone have an advice? what was your experience with rituxan?

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Thanks girl! Im feeling like crap today the day after my infusion but it usually does make my kidsney work better

posted about 2 years ago

Rituxon

Rituxon

I am starting Rituxin infusions in the next 2 weeks. Has anyone ever tried it? Did it help the Lupus? Any side effects?

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

My platelets got so low three years ago that the machine couldn't get a reading. The tech put my blood on a slide and put it under a microscope and estimated that it was around 11K. I took four… read more

posted almost 6 years ago