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Holy HOT FLASH!!

Discussion in 'Rituximab: News and Research' started by Jacque, Aug 30, 2012.

  1. Jacque

    Jacque Senior Member

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    Well had my 5 days of fun...sort of... meaning I got out of the house and said YES to doing a few things...

    Now symptoms have returned.......:mad: Curious to know if any of you other Rituxans ;) are experiencing hot flashes/sweating? I mean have to go take a shower ... BAD... Don't know if it is messing with my hormones...or if my immune system is BURNING something OUT...

    Neck/spine and muscles burning and still on 6 Norco a day... (hate that)

    So I am trying to stay positive cuz obvoiusly "something" is happening... I also feel very swollen...fluid retention?

    Are my symptoms just bein a "woman" or Rituxan related?? Hmmm

    Feeling less optimistic today...:ill:
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    Hot flushes... maybe just a side effect of the drug.

    http://www.nras.org.uk/about_rheuma...d/which_drugs_are_used/rituximabmabthera.aspx
  3. Jacque

    Jacque Senior Member

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    Yah... I am gonna talk to Dr. K about these melt downs and see if he thinks they are related... And I didn't have any of the infusion reactions...thank Goodness!!!!

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