Actemra FDA approved
This is the first FDA-approved therapy for GCA, granted under a breakthrough therapy designation and priority review....
How much to push yourself
I've had GCA for 16 months.... took prednisone and progressed to only actemra infusions once a month....
Hi guys any good products to keep my actemra cool while traveling? Also do I need Doctors letter for airports etc ?...
CHA PAR are back..
I took 20 mg preds for 3 days, once Actemra started, I stopped the preds......
Back to square one with GCA
Just to refresh your recollection. I moved from Florida to New Jersey to see a special doctor in New York City because in Florida I had no gu...
Need help, I am very confused
I was diagnosed as GCA 5 months ago and was put on 80 mg prednisone. Then prednisone didn't work well for me and they put me on azathioprine ...
Treatment of Systemic Onset JIA with Actemra (Tocilizumab)
My 2 year old Son was diagnosed with Systemic onset JIA on in June 2017. Though the symptoms started few days before diagnosis, pediatric rhe...
FORTEO for bone fractures
I never show lab results supporting my diagnoses; however the biopsy was positive for GCA and I have monthly infusions of actemra to prevent ...
Has anyone experienced infusions of this drug ( Actemra ) ? I don't believe I've seen it mentioned here....
GCA FLARE WITH PLUS NEW AUTOIMMUNE DISORDER
As i have shared in recent posts, my GCA flared up several months ago. I was put back on Prednisone 40mg, and have restarted the Actemra mont...
Pray and ra
What are your concerns about actemra infusions?...
Diet instead of meds
Hi I'm 55 and have had RA for 9+ years. I take several meds including an infusion of actemra on a monthly basis....
Anyone else having issues with the Actemra ( Tocilizumab ) wearing off before the next infusion? I am finding that my infusions hold for arou...
RA and teeth
Hi my husband has had RA for years now. He got an ear infection that is affecting his head,jaw....
Finally made the move back to New Jersey.
If you recall I could not find a doctor to treat me for GCA in Florida. The plan is aggressive but he assured me that losing my eyesight was ...
Hi everyone I am Meegan 54years and I think on my 48th infusion of Actemra. I have tried every drug available for my RA and this works.....
Actemra (Tocilizumab) questions
Hello all other Tocilizumab patients. A coupe of question for you all....
Actemra and Prednisone and next reduction
So after 6 shots of Actemra down to 12.5 with an ESR of 5 and CRP of 1. For me it's a miracle....
I am a whole different stage with gca than you as I am off prednisone for a year....
MRSA & RA??
So she knew of my history with MRSA and said I am sending a RX in for Actemra, a biologic....
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