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    Re: Building Resistance to Rituxan

    Thanks! Did you see, Loic Guillevin's research? My Doc. follows French line. Thank once more.
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    Re: Building Resistance to Rituxan

    In agreement what Alysia said, my WG dr. in 2014, my first flare, decided to use RTX only after the symptons begins. I received 3 RTX infusion until now, two years of interval from one to another. He...
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    Sticky: Re: Wegeners Granulomatosis / GPA specialists

    Ok, thanks!
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    Sticky: Re: Wegeners Granulomatosis / GPA specialists

    Hi Pete! Is Alexandra Brazilian? Just curiosity, maybe she know Dr, Bóris who treats my GW.
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    I think there´s no way to determine only...

    I think there´s no way to determine only ANCA-producing B cells. The blood analysis I've been submit to shows the total linphocytes count and ANCA titering. Indirect way to show ANCA-producing B...
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    Hi Jeannette! B-Cells are the problem of Weg...

    Hi Jeannette! B-Cells are the problem of Weg disease. They produce ANCA antibodies that are inducer of endotheliun (internal layer of veins) inflamation. Rituxan destroys B-Cells than stops ANCAs...
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    My doctor usualy says that clinical symptoms is...

    My doctor usualy says that clinical symptoms is the most important issue to evaluate Wegs disease. Besides of that, ANCA, urine and inespecific inflamation markers are secondarily important. Rituxam...
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    Sticky: Specialist name: Bóris Afonso Cruz, Location...

    Specialist name: Bóris Afonso Cruz,
    Location (Country/State/City): Brazil, Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte
    Area of specialisation (e.g. Rheumy, Immunologist etc): Rheumatology, vaculitis.
    He saved...
  9. Thread: Rituximab

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    Hi Gilders! I forget to tell all my WG history....

    Hi Gilders!
    I forget to tell all my WG history. Diagnosed in 2004 after 3 years started the symptoms. Remission whith ctx + pred, 10 years maintened whith azathioprine. A flare last year, the doctor...
  10. Thread: Rituximab

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    I received 4 infusions of RTX last december, one...

    I received 4 infusions of RTX last december, one before, one at Christhima's day, one at New Yar's day (good way to start 2015) and the last one ane week later. I'm very well now, almost whithout...
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    I've been living in a sunny place and no problem...

    I've been living in a sunny place and no problem with that. I take care of it as a normal person do, using sun screen whem I'll be exposed.
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    Yes, below 10 mg is very hard. For me it takes...

    Yes, below 10 mg is very hard. For me it takes until one week after pred went down. Sometimes I return to the high previous dose for one day and then reduce the next day, it makes me feel better.
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