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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Cimzia SubQ.

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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
8/27/2010 3:03:01 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am a female in late 50's and have had two doses of this drug given by my Dr's nurse - my insurance is being pre-authorized to see what they will cover. I felt reduced inflammation and the flu-like feeling over my entire body is gone. I just have a few concerns that I have read on the internet about it causing heart disease and lymphoma, but if I feel better while taking it, I guess I wil ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
8/3/2010 9:27:14 PM

Reviewer: AmyE, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have had RA for over 9 yrs now and have been on many different combinations of meds,including embrel and humira which only worked for about a year or so each, with my symptoms roaring back recently so I switched to Cimzia which I have been on for almost 3 months. I have had some improvement, but I have also had 3 different infections in as many months, uti, staph infection in my eye, and now an ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
6/27/2010 3:16:13 PM

Reviewer: Tricia, 45-54 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was diagnosed with R/A in 2000. Like many of you I've had several different medications to try and control the pain, stiffness, and overall yuncky feeling. Some worked for a while then stopped others didn't work at all. I'm scheduled to start my first dose of Cimzia tomorrow. However, after reading your reviews I'm doubtful that I'll preceed with the injections. One thing you ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
4/16/2010 12:15:43 PM

Reviewer: Ken1952, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I've had RA for about 10 year now and have been on 4 differant Meds. I took my first Cimzia injections last Monday. On Tuesday had heavy vomiting,diarrhea, shortness of breath,and heart felt like it was racing and elevated blood pressure. It has made me very week. But no pain and side effects have quit and am get my strenght back. Was wondering if anyone else had these same side effects after ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
4/5/2010 10:45:25 PM

Reviewer: spenceandgayle, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
do not notice a great degree of difference about two weeks after injections.Stiffness,pain,and swelling occur. also having a lot of rashes develop that I have never experienced before.

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