Posts Tagged ‘Rituxan for Rheumatoid Arthritis’

  • 12 Key Facts about Infusion Reactions with Biologics

    An infusion nurse talks about safety with Biologics One practical session at the 2012 American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Scientific Meeting was a short talk on preventing infusion reactions presented by a nurse from Seattle, Christine Elliot. Ms. Elliot has supervised 15,000 rheumatological infusions in over a decade as an infusion nurse. She offered an […]

  • Rituxan Decision: Serving Humanity or Taking Care of the Patient (Me)

    This is one of those rare posts about my personal medical journey, a Professional patient post. That’s kind of a warning in case I use the word “I” too many times to be polite. It’s crunch time. No one can decide but me. About a year ago I hit the end of the line with […]

  • News Flare! 1st Rituxan Infusion! WebMD Award! and More!

    First Rituxan infusion Monday, I spent 8 hours with an IV for my first Rituxan infusion. It took a longer time for various reasons, but it seems I did fine. So far my only noticeable side effect has been a fierce headache. Still. It’s difficult to describe how grateful I am for those who sat […]

  • Will the Next Frontier Be Rituxan?

    I spent a couple of hours tonight searching for a Rituxan blog post I wrote a couple of weeks ago. Finally, I figured out there’s only one way to make it come out of hiding – write it over again. (Murphy always lurks, but we can outsmart him.) Working my way toward Rituxan You know […]

  • Comparison of Biologics for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

    Which is best Biologic for Rheumatoid Arthritis? Rheumatoid Arthritis patients often compare notes about which Biologic they recommend. Which Biologic works best for RA? Which Biologic has fewest side effects? Does anyone know? Some new RA patients tell me that their doctors provide them with a list of Biologics and ask them to choose one […]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis in the News: Rituxan Success

    Mountain Climbing With Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Every day I peruse articles and journal abstracts, updates and tweets about Rheumatoid Arthritis treatment. Maybe that is why I get so behind with emails or other blogs I’d like to read… I think I am straining to see the future. What is next around the bend? From where […]