latest update

Had my latest clinic visit on Friday. I asked about taking vitamin pills ( I seem to remember someone was asking about this a few weeks ago). I used to take a daily multi-vitamin and I've now been told I can take it again. I also asked about the flu jab, since I've heard it's not so effective when on Rituximab. I've been advised to still have it. I hope it will still be ok on Tuesday, as I now have a cold. I've now been told I can reduce my 5mg daily Pred by 1mg per month. I just have to wait for GP to come up with the 1mg tablets!

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  • I was interested to read you can now take vitamin pills - I will ask the same question when I go to Ipswich Hospital in mid-November!

    Pleased you can reduce your steroids - all good news!

  • It will be interesting to see if Ipswich come up with the same answer as Addenbrooke's. However, it may depend on each individual.

    I'm still a little concerned about the flu jab tomorrow, as my cold is not much better. I'm still waiting for the new tablets, but should get them tomorrow.

  • Hope I'm over the worst of my cold. Had flu jab today, so fingers crossed I'll be ok. Also collected 1mg Pred tablets, so can start reducing them now.

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