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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
6/9/2014 3:47:56 AM

Reviewer: JL, 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

Comment:
so far so good, very easy to use no problems

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
5/29/2014 6:57:55 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Over 10 years of RA I had taken every biologic modifier plus MTX, Celebrex, and low dose steroids. Some worked better than others but I hadn't had problems with side effects. Then I took Simponi (2 doses) and it DESTROYED my immune system, wiped out my neutraphils altogether. Zero. It caused me to be additionally diagnosed with Lupus, neutropenia, and Leukemia. After 4 100mg infusions of ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
11/20/2013 10:32:13 AM

Reviewer: butch, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on Simponi now for 8 months along with MTX. Just recently I have experienced alot of nausea after my injection. Trying to overcome this because so far the drug is helpful.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
8/3/2013 10:15:47 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
The pen is difficult for me to use because of the damage in my hands. Sometimes I struggle for awhile to push in the lever.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
1/25/2012 10:58:27 PM

Reviewer: Lcover, 35-44 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:
I have been on Simponi for one year and it has been working well. I tend to be a little achy in the last week before the next injection. It seems to have helped the osteoarthritis in my thumbs as well. It took about 6 months before I really noticed a difference. I haven't had any noticeable side effects at this time. I switched from the auto injector pen to the syringe. With the syringe I kn ... Show Full Comment

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