Do you have more respiratory infections while on Ocrevus?

Do you have more respiratory infections while on Ocrevus?

I've read that one of the side effects of Ocrevus is increased risk of respiratory infection and respiratory issues. I have sleep apnea, lung disease and have gotten bronchitis (needing antibiotics) every fall/winter for as long as I can remember. While I'm waiting to hear back from the pulmonologist, can anyone on Ocrevus with lung issues give me some feedback before I make the decision to start it?

A MyMSTeam Member said:

With Abaugio I get bad upper respiratory infections have been in WE twice with pneumonia! WE doctor said ND pill is compromising my ability to fight infections. Had 2 rounds of antibiotics n my primary told me to go to ER!

posted 4 months ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

I am taking Ocrevus. The second full infusion I ended up with an upper respiratory infection. My neurologist blew if off and said it was going around. We will see after my next infusion.

posted 4 months ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

I had it while on Abaugio never on Copaxone thought daily shots were rough.

posted 4 months ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

I'm taking Retuxin too and have had RSP infections as well as a bladder infection that took two cycles of antibiotics. Fun stuff.

posted 4 months ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

I think with Ocrevus and Retuxan both, these types of infections can occur. I did get a cold for a few days after my first Retuxan infusion but havent gotten anything else yet.

posted 4 months ago
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