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I am on Tocilizumab infusions every 4 weeks do I need to leave a certain length of time before and after my Covid 19 vaccine like I do when having an operation? Also will I get the same immunity as other people or will the Tocilizumab affect it?
It's lovely to meet you and welcome you to our online Community.
I see you are on Tocilizumab and have some queries about the vaccine for COVID-19.
I am attaching a link to information about COVID-19 and Arthritis:
Amongst a lot of other information there is a Q&A section on vaccine specifically which might help.
I don't remember anyone mentioning the need to give time between the vaccine and your infusions, but would suggest it might be advisable to check with your rheumatology team to be sure.
Hi Ellen, thankyou for the link.
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