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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Actemra IV.

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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
4/10/2011 7:01:08 PM

Reviewer: jamy34, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I been on this for one month. Day after receiving treatment, my blood pressure went up, severe headaches, and numbness in fingers. Cancelled all appointments for further infusions of actemra.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
3/31/2011 8:30:11 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
12 infusions. The abd distress is worsening. Week after infusion, there is nausea, headache, extreme fatigue. Gastritis and excess acidity, lower GI pain, variable IBS symptoms are tough. Preceeded by Enbrel and Humira. I take mtrx subq weekly but no nsaids. Tough commitment. Sed rate has improved but quality of life still to be determined. I wish there was another choice.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
3/16/2011 4:28:07 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on this drug for the past 5 months after being on Remicade for last 8 years. I saw a great improvement with energy & flexibility after month 2 but that seems to be dissipating now. I have had SEVERE hair loss since starting this drug, as well.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
3/12/2011 7:54:41 PM

Reviewer: Ann, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have taken it for 5 months and feel like I am much worse than when I started

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
3/2/2011 11:36:17 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Just had my first dose Yesterday..I pray this works for me.

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