Morning all, well today's my Birthday and RA just won't let up on me!!...
Three weeks until my next rituximab infusion, and I feel dreadful. Is this the usual pattern?
I had my first two infusions at the end of January and beginning of February. After two or three months I was really appreciating the positiv...
Starting my first Rituximab treatment this morning. Hope it works?...
Latest Advances In Connective Tissue Diseases: Myositis
Latest Advances in Connective Tissue Disorders Simon Bowman, PhD, FRCP, Vijay Rao, MRCP Ther Adv Musculoskel Dis. 2013;5(4 ):...
Strange episode,face looked like I was having a stroke.
Hi just thought I would explain on here something strange that happened to me a few weeks ago to see if any other lupus sufferers have had th...
Does rituximab make you put on weight, as since taking it 2 years ago I have put on weight around my mid section. It's so depressing.
Vitamin D - More Important than you Thought!
This is a PubMed case report so unable to post a link. For those not able to get PubMed here are the basic details and if you want the two ca...
Shrunk, squinty but relieved!
Onwards to the scan where after 5 attempts,being yanked about in every direction ( I have RA, gently please!!...
maintenance drugs /azathioprine/cellcept /
what is generally the rule for how long you stay on these drugs ,once in remission,i know we all vary,but would like to hear other peoples vi...
I had my first infusion End of March and second 1st week in April. There has been no improvement and I saw my consultant this morning and he ...
Anyone had long term effects from Rituximab?
It's 3 weeks since I had an infusion reaction to rituximab. Over that time I've had a number of the symptoms listed, but separately and sprea...
Went to see my rheumatologist today. Unfortuantley she didn't have my latest neuro results from last week, which showed growing paralysis in ...
July 2013 Trial with B + R -- Idelalisib (GS-1101) OR CAL 101 Study (III)
Live from hospital bed -->> my first cycle of Infused Bendamustine and Rituximab appears to have gone well with no side effects - except tire...
NEW with ITP
Test results was a chock where platelet level was zero and I was urgently hospitalized where the doctors told me I had ITP!...
Has anybody suffered with sensitive teeth after having rituximab infusions.. I had sensitive teeth to start with but now they hurt when I go ...
I feel more depressed by the associated illnesses then I did with the RA....
Bleeding inside the eyelid
I hope you are all getting some sunshine where you live and feeling better for it.. This may sound a silly little question but i was wonderin...
Hi again everyone, I had my appointment today. After a sob and long chat with my rheumatologist i'll be starting rituximab at the end of the ...
my latest WG news
Still waiting for Rituximab to kick in, but now have a prosthetic piece of silicone to put in the hole in my nose. It really doesn't look too...
My WG journey continues
However, since the biopsy, which showed no vasculitis activity, so the cyclo had done its job, I have now been told I will be prescribed Azat...
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