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Rituxan: What is your experience, good or bad?

I haven't had to post in a long time. I have 2 new lesions after much success with Tecfidera and my Neuro would like me to go to Rituxan. He is stating it is the most effective for me as I cannot do Tysabri and refuse Gilyena.

The increased risk of both breast and cervical cancer scare the hell out of me. I feel like I am mitigating MS at the expense of something far greater than I consider MS. Is my thought process incorrect?

I love that I do not have side effects from Tecfidera and until last year it was actually healing and decreasing old lesions. I'm so conflicted.

Any thoughts, advice and experiences are welcome. I'm glad I know I can always come back here for solid feedback.

Happy New Year,
Lizzie
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987762 tn?1331031553
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Hi Lizzie, unfortunately the forum is really quiet at the moment so that solid feed back may be short on coming sorry....i had a look through posting history and there are quite a few previous discussions on Rituxan that you might find helpful. Here's the link but if you can't get it to come up just type in 'Rituxan' in the pale blue box, top right of your screen.

http://www.medhelp.org/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&query=Rituxan&camp=top_nav_search

Really sorry but that's all i have for you at this time.....JJ
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