Does anyone know anything abut tocizilumab (Actomorole) not sure of spelling. It is an IV now being used for Giant Cell Arteritis patients? My doctor said that it has less side effects than Methotrexate, wich I am afraid to go on to lower the prednisone as have a very small kidney and do not do well with drugs. I think it has been used since 2010 and was approved by the FDA for people with arthritis, especially children. Still trying to reduce the prednisone at slower pace this time. Down to 32.5 and 35 but get eye pain and headaches. Started at 60 mgs. in Dec. Any info. on this drug would be helpful. Losing too much weight too, got thrush and went on candida diet, so not much to eat either and just not hungry. Thanks for any input anyone can give me regarding Methotrexate verses the IV of tocizilumab.
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