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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
9/6/2013 9:22:32 PM

Reviewer: Eric in San Diego, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've been in a test study group from UC San Diego for over 3-years. This drug has been AMAZING... especially since the alternative, methotrexate, totally ruined me for 2-days out of the week. I know the cost is outrageous, but IT WORKS!

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
9/6/2013 8:18:47 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was diagnosed about 10 yrs ago and have tried pretty much everything including many different infusions. I started this medication with hesitation because nothing else seemed to work well, Well, after spending so many months in pain. Shuffling around because my feet and knees were killing me, and having to work a full time job., I gave in !!!! Best decision I ever made. I noticed a differ ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
8/19/2013 10:50:15 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was diagnosed with RA in 1999 and have been on this medication since February of this year. I've tried prednisone, methotrexate, Embril, Humira, Remicade, Orencia, just to name a few. This has worked the best.It may seem unusual that I rated this drug high on effectiveness and ease of use yet lower on satisfaction. The reason is the side effects. A couple of others have mentioned them. Hot f ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
8/14/2013 4:21:51 PM

Reviewer: LACEY, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
HAV'NT BEEN ON IT LONG ENOUGHT TO KNOW IF IT IS GOING TO WORK

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
8/3/2013 6:19:00 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I reported back in May that after a couple of months of taking this drug I had terrible side effects and could not get off prednisone. Well my RA dr. Convinced me to stick with it and low and behold it is working well now. My symptoms are gone and the only really bad side effect I have is upset stomach and acid reflux. I am now taking one Prilosec in the morning and it seems to relieve this sy ... Show Full Comment

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