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

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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
6/6/2014 10:22:25 PM

Reviewer: RA and so tired of fighting, 45-54 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
This drug will cause extreme weight gain in the form of both water retention and FAT in the mid section just like prednisone does. The drug company will NEVER admit it because it hurts the sales. I am 50 years old in and taking it for RA. Have been on many type drugs and this drug is the worst for weight gain. DIET/EXERCISE /RUNNING ... nothing makes a difference , you will still put the pounds on ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
2/15/2014 9:11:14 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Woke up with terrible pain in all joints, worst in ankles & feet. Referred to rheumy but original tests neg. Thought to have osteo. Had steroid shots in fingers & wrists so I could could continue working. Had good results, but pain eventually got worse all over and was re-tested & dx with RA. Went on prednisone & metho, felt great after a few wks. But then she weaned me off pred ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
9/20/2013 11:22:28 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Was on Embrel which was effective from first day. Used for several years, but became less effective. Doctor suggested Cimzia. So far not impressed. Finished load and my pain is worst. Wrists and feet are so swollen. I will ask for a change. Cannot function this way.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
9/17/2013 11:09:09 PM

Reviewer: CHEVY36

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I HAD EVER SIDE EFFECT THERE WAS TO HAVE PALE FLU SYMPTOMS CHILLS FEVER SWEATING PROFUSLEY LETHARGIC NUMBNESS TINGLING IN ARMS AND LEGS ENDED UP IN HOSPITAL FOR 24 HRS WITH TEMP OVER 103

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
7/23/2013 2:21:59 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:

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