Last reply 7 months ago
First 1/2 dose of Ocrevus – First DMT

Hello Everyone!

Earlier today I received my first 1/2 dose of Ocrevus as my first DMT.

I was extremely nervous of IRR and not tolerating the only formally available drug to treat my condition.

The infusion went so smoothly I cannot even believe it. I finished around 2pm, came home and slept for over 4 hours. It is extremely weird for me to sleep during the day…. apart from that, however, everything seems completely normal.

I know it is too soon to tell if I will benefit from this treatment. However, I would like to thank all of you who read or responded to my questions and insecurities of what seemed to be an ‘aggressive’ treatment.

Thank you!!!

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7 months ago

I just hag my second dose of Ocrevus 2 days after Christmas. It went fine. With in a week I had a flare up, not sure if that’s normal. After that went away in like a week I really cannot tell any difference. Same symptoms different day! I hope I feel amazing soon!! Best of luck to you!! 👍

7 months ago

@fxms , let’s hope it does the job for you. 👍

7 months ago

@fxms Am glad to hear it all went so smoothly.

V. similar experience for me. I get the second half next Monday and hope it goes as smoothly as the first one.

The anti-histamine certainly made me a bit sleepy at times. I took my laptop with the intention of doing some writing. That went out the window the moment the Piriton kicked in.

I certainly hope it is fearsomely aggressive towards my MS!

I also hope to eradicate my other meds over time. We have agreed to give it a month after the second infusion and then start titrating down the Duloxetine and Modafinil.



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