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Anyone On Rituxin

Anyone On Rituxin

Because of my latest relapse and lesion on the MRI last month my neurologist wants to change my dmd. I am on tecfidera currently. Kind bummed it's not working since I didn't have any side effects from it but then again maybe that should have been a sign it wasn't working for me.

Anyway, he wants me to consider either gilenya orrituxin. I've already had shingles twice so that rules out gilenya... Don't want to get it a third time. I've been doing research on rituxin (rituximab) and it seems… read more

posted over 6 years ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

I'm on Rituxan...so far so good

posted over 6 years ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

Well if you had the shingles twice, I've had it once and I have had pain on my waist for the past three years, called post herpetic nuralgia that was because of Gileneya. Try rebif.

posted over 6 years ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

Just for 2 days when I started 3 weeks ago.

posted over 6 years ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

I'm surprised Tysabri wasn't offered as it is approved for MS and similar mechanism of action as Rituxan.

posted over 6 years ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

I forgot to add that I was previously on copaxone and most recently tecfidera. I am also Jc positive so my docs do frequent blood work.

posted over 6 years ago
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