Tocilizumab is not approved by NHS England for GCA on cost grounds
I am very sorry to have to share the news that NICE, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, has rejected approval of toci...
Has anyone suffered side effects from tocilizumab ? Adeline x...
Hi has anyone experienced weight gain with Tocilizumab?...
Websites - useful stuff, articles, resources
Articles on: Few side effects due to PMR compared with an age-matched cohort not taking prednisone ( Thank you PMRpro, I lifted your descript...
GCA and steroid withdrawal
Now I am down to 5 1/2 mg of Pred and have begun to have really bad pain at night....
Hi guys daft question hi am on Tocilizumab Ive got a thing coming up and oysters are on the menu just wondered if I'm ok to eat them ?...
Please could you tell me is tocilizumab drug available. I read about it in the paper....
GCA and Tocilizumab
I am taking the above for GCA and have had two infusions and two injections....
Some Words of Encouragement. Severe RA and No Meds. right now. The Benefits of a Healthier Microbiome
My RA was under control for the first time in over a decade, but my quality of life was very poor. I still have Chronic Fatigue and Fibromial...
Hi all, I was diagnosed with RA approximately nine years ago and started off on Methotrexate, Prednisolone, Sulphasalazine and Hydroxychloroq...
Starting yet another Biologic
Hi everybody, not posted for sometime now but just wondered if anyone is on Tocilizumab. My rheumy has suggested I go onto this biologic now ...
Has anyone experienced infusions of this drug ( Actemra ) ? I don't believe I've seen it mentioned here....
Farewell Tocilizumab...hello Baricitinib
I was dagnosed with RD 3.5yrs ago, been on Enbrel, Rituximab and Tocilizumab. I am perpetually grateful for the very excellent and continued ...
Giant Cell Arteritis - Tocilizumab - NICE
If you have had any experience of being treated with Tocilizumab for GCA/TA - favourable or unfavourable then please can you contact, me, Joh...
Hi all, Thought you might like to read about the tocilizumab trial patient in the Sunday Express mag. express.co.uk/life-style/he...
My RA has been very mercurial throughout all this, with pain and fatigue competing for top billing....
Rheumatoid Arthritis -
Hi Everyone I am new I have been reading everyone life stories, sad and happy. I have monthly infusions of tocilizumab ( Actemra ) I was diag...
I have been so ill for nearly 18 months and I understand that this new drug for GCA has a 55% chance of remission in about 6 months....
Newbie with Temporal Arteritis. New drug Tocilizumab (actrema)
Hi, I am new and have been reading a lot of good info an was so comforted when I read a post by another newbie who also has been in this batt...
Hi guys had my first injection this morning now I have a warm flushing sensation in my upper body! Is this normal ?...
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