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

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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
7/28/2011 6:48:22 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been on Actemra for 7 months. Had several bouts of bronchitis the first few months, but I have notice a big difference in stiffness and I have more energy. Like so many others, I know I need an infusion about a week before. I am taking this with oral mtx.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
7/26/2011 3:24:35 PM

Reviewer: miraclewalk, 45-54 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 have been on Actemra now for two months. This month it wore off a week or two early. I am going to go to the double dose 8mg/kg now. No side effects at all and feel much better right away. Hoping the increased dose will make it last the full four weeks. Was on Remicade, then Orencia before, both of those wore off and quit working at all

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
7/3/2011 10:37:11 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
It has decrease the pain on my right knee.I can now go up and down the stairs without help from anybody.I can now drive the car again.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
6/13/2011 4:57:26 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
6/1/2011 9:02:57 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I've been a RA patient for about 6 years and have tried many injectables and infusion type meds. When first started on Actemra I was pain free for about two months BUT than it just quit working and I've not found relief since. Still looking still wondering when I'll have my life back.

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