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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
7/6/2015 10:28:28 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
No side effects so far started taking 6 months ago knock on wood I think its a great drug except the price is just wrong period.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
6/30/2015 1:54:07 AM

Reviewer: ceanothus, 65-74 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: 5

Comment:
I have used just about every other RA drug out there. Some worked pretty well, some very well, but all stopped working after a while. Xeljanz has worked the best and given me the least problems. It's much easier to travel with than injectables. Added bonus - it has cleared my palmo-plantar pustular psoriasis completely!

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
4/30/2015 4:10:51 AM

Reviewer: watergirl, 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:
I am so happy to see that Xeljanz has worked for some reviewers, but it was very detrimental to my health. I am 64 and was diagnosed with RA at age 18. For the last 15 years Enbrel was my miracle drug, but it eventually lost its efficacy and I then tried Remicade to no avail. I started Xeljanz last January and immediately my immune system crashed. I caught the flu and bronchitis, had a very sore ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
4/14/2015 7:07:06 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I'm a 63 year old woman diagnosed about 15 years ago. I've been through the gamut of meds--none of which worked for very long. Xeljanz is the same. I felt relief almost immediately but couldn't tolerate two doses a day. Without doctor's consent, I only took morning dose which seemed to help. I have gained 20 pounds and have been on a modified vegetarian diet for one month with a 2 ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
3/20/2015 12:09:38 PM

Reviewer: Kate, 65-74 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: 5

Comment:
73 yr. old female,9 months on Xeljanz, one flare, no troubles with taking medications.

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