REMICADE SEVERE REACTIONS

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SPORTY1588
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   Posted 7/12/2010 2:16 PM (GMT -6)   
MY MOTHER HAS EXPERIENCED SEVERE KNEE AND LEG PAIN WITH SOME NUMBNESS IN AND AROUND HER KNEES FROM HER 2ND DOSE OF REMICADE.  THIS HAS BEEN GOING ON FOR 5 WEEKS.  HAS ANY ONE HEARD OF THIS REACTION AND DOES IT GO AWAY...? SHE HAS BEEN ON LOW DOSE OF PREDNISONE THROUGHOUT OF 7.5 MG.  SHE CAN'T TAKE NSAIDS AND THE ONLY PAIN MED SHE CAN TAKE, DILAUDID DOESN'T TOUCH IT.  I'VE TRIED TORADOL BY INJECTION AND IT OFFERED NO RELEIF EITHER....ANY SUGGESTIONS? sad SHE WENT FROM WALKING 1 MILE A DAY TO A WALKER.....HELP!!!

SPORTY1588
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Date Joined Jul 2010
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   Posted 7/14/2010 10:19 PM (GMT -6)   
Well, never say never. I guess it could be the disease, but the sudden onset following the infusion and the way it has lasted is just not the same pattern of pain as how her rheumatoid typically acts for her. They are running some bloodwork and MRI's of her knees, soooo, I guess next week, we will see what turns up with it...Thanks for the prayers, all are definitely welcome and appreciated!!
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