4 patient evaluations for Rituximab with a side effects rating of None

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Feb 15, 2017 (Started Jul 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 1 helpful mark

Sep 24, 2016 (Started Sep 11, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I had 2 infusions, 14 days apart. And that was it. The effect was not worth the price according to my rheumatologist (I paid nothing myself)
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 1, 2014 (Started Sep 11, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 24, 2016 (Started Feb 25, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for transverse myelitis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Every 6 months
Advice & Tips: I haven't had any side effects. I cannot tell if there are any unexpected benefits. It takes a full day for me to drive to where my infusion takes place, then drive home. The hospital is 1 1/2 hours one way. The infusion itself takes 6 hours, a week apart. Then the same drive time back home.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 30, 2011 (Started Mar 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for neuromyelitis optica)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Yearly
Advice & Tips: worked for 2 years, then stopped working

Jun 22, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for neuromyelitis optica)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Yearly
Advice & Tips: Had 1000 mg infusion 4x at weekly intervals @ 10 months, had 1000 mg infusion 2x at 2-week interval

  • 0 helpful marks
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