17 patient evaluations for Rituximab

Jan 21, 2009 (Started Dec 10, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for neuromyelitis optica)
  • Side effects
    Mild (muscle pain, tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: muscle pain, tiredness, tiredness

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 9, 2009 (Started Aug 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (migraine headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Yearly
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: migraine headaches

Oct 10, 2008 (Started Aug 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Yearly
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: migraine headaches

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 31, 2008 (Started May 05, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (low blood pressure)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 1000 other Yearly
Advice & Tips: In 2005 when I had this treatment it gave me moderate improvement but this time in 2008 I only had slight improvement and that only seemed to last for not quite a full year, unlike the other time which I had some benefit up to 3 years.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: low blood pressure

  • 1 helpful mark
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