Tocilizumab

What is Tocilizumab?

It is a drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis which is also called Actimara. It is contraindicated in lactation and pregnancy.

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I have RA been treated for 10+ yrs, currently on Actemra which seems to be helping. I have developed lower leg & foot muscle spasms which I had as...

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It is not a part of RA

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Muscle spasms are not...

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I have rheumatoid arthritis for 4 years have experienced great pain. I am on an infusion of roactemra once a month .i am 62yrs and have been...

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Melfen 400 mg is the name for Ibuprofen 400 mg a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). These medicines reduce pain and inflammation thus...

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Hi, I've been on for Hurmira and Prednisone or five months for Socratic arthritis and it is not helping me as far as I can tell. I feel worse than...

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Arthritis Treatment

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Hello.Delighted to be able to help.

Usually, 6 months after starting treatment (adalimumab and...

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I have rheumatoid arthritis, and have been treated for the past 6 years. After continually going thru new r/a meds, my Dr. suggested trying...

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I have RA - just started taking Minoxidil and have extreme pain in my ankles and feet. Also started Actemra. could either of these be the cause of...

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I have RA been treated for 10+ yrs, currently on Actemra which seems to be helping. I have developed lower leg & foot muscle spasms which I had as...

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Hi, I've been on for Hurmira and Prednisone or five months for Socratic arthritis and it is not helping me as far as I can tell. I feel worse than...

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I'm currently in Biological Medicine called "Actemra". I tool my last infusion on 3rd Feb and after 2 days i again see inflammations and severe...

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