Have see a locum consultant on Sunday. He told me stop taking Lefludomid straight away as my blood pressure is very high. He examined me, read my history and says I am a candidate for biological treatment. He then arranged for me to have a steroid injection. I then returned to the hospital Tuesday and have had blood tests to check for tuberculosis, hepatitis etc. I have also been given a second steroid injection. I then went for a chest x-ray to check my lungs. I am now only on suslpasalazine . I go back in 4 weeks to get the results and confirmation that I am definitely accepted. I have been told that on the day of the infusion I will be given a paracetamol, antihistamine and a steroid. I have been told to expect to be there for a several hours as the drip starts off slowly and then increases every half an hour. I am a little anxious over this and would appreciate any advice on what to expect.
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