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

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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.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
2/15/2011 9:11:28 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was getting the drug as part of the clinical trial. 8mg dose. I felt really good for the first three months; energetic and pain free. After that, I started to struggle with fatigue and, six months later, I was not any better. It also gave me substantially higher Iron levels in my blood. I am a 40 y/o woman that had a hysterectomy one year prior to starting the drug. I ended up stopping the drug ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
2/9/2011 4:48:25 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I tend to be tired for a few days after treatment. I have noticed hair loss and I am concerned that it might be from the drug. Wonder if any others havehad this problem.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
1/27/2011 1:58:47 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My first infusion was in November and it was great! I had been taking remicade but it just quit working after 4 yrs and then I started this! I am really tired first couple of days, then I finally begin to feel pain free and a person again!

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
1/7/2011 11:32:00 PM

Reviewer: Darcie, 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:
It seems to be working so far, but to early to tell as the other medications started out working and then stopped after several months. Do have some headaches and tiredness.

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