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Dx w/RA & MALT NHL, severe feet swell, rash and extreme bone/joint pain after 2nd dose of Rituxan (rituximab). Will this go away? How long do side effects last??

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
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In brief: If you are having

A side effect of a medication you don't wait for it to go away you inform your physician IMMEDIATELY!!!!

In brief: If you are having

A side effect of a medication you don't wait for it to go away you inform your physician IMMEDIATELY!!!!
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Dr. Jeffrey Faggard
Internal Medicine

In brief: Let your doctor know

Hypersensitivity reactions can occur with Rituxan (rituximab) particularly after getting a second dose.
I'm sure they pre-medicated with steroids but that is not fool proof. Without seeing you it may be just a mild inflammatory reaction from getting a medication like Rituxan (rituximab) which would subside in 7-14 days, but I would call your doctor ASAP to make sure it is not a more serious reaction.

In brief: Let your doctor know

Hypersensitivity reactions can occur with Rituxan (rituximab) particularly after getting a second dose.
I'm sure they pre-medicated with steroids but that is not fool proof. Without seeing you it may be just a mild inflammatory reaction from getting a medication like Rituxan (rituximab) which would subside in 7-14 days, but I would call your doctor ASAP to make sure it is not a more serious reaction.
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