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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
12/10/2010 9:26:36 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
12/1/2010 1:49:52 PM

Reviewer: bobaloo, 45-54 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I've had RA for 25 years. Enbrel worked great for about two years. Switched to cimzia in July, four months ago. My pain has improved but not to the effectiveness of Enbrel at its best. I have not been able to taper prednisone yet, which has been a goal; still on 10mg. I'm somewhat satisfied because I was so much worse last summer, basically disabled. Now, I'm able to work but not ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
10/14/2010 11:58:37 AM

Reviewer: Kate, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have had RA for asbout 10 years. I have had allergic reactions to ALL the other RA meds on the market. I started taking Cimzia a year ago. Because I have so many problems with meds, my doctor and I decided that I would give my injections every two weeks. not the once a month. I have had no side affect doing this. The cimzia has no preservative, this is what enables me to take it. I went over se ... Show Full Comment

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

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