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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.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
3/12/2015 4:46:22 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Since I have been taking Xeljanz my pain has gone away but the side effects are awful. I have experienced headache not bad but bothersome, high fever, chills, and the worse the break out of rash, hives. I cannot believe how painful rash and itching can be. I thought I had been give a wonder drug until the side effects kicked in. No pain but awful, just awful side effects.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
3/6/2015 7:13:42 PM

Reviewer: Wandar11, 45-54 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Still waiting for results but med is really expensive I tried everything nothing work

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
3/6/2015 7:02:22 PM

Reviewer: Naomi, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been on Xeljanz for 10 months and still must also use prednisone and salsalate to keep my inflammation down. I question whether this drug prevents joint damage as I have seen more adverse change in my hands in the last year than I'd experienced in my previous 30 years of fighting this disease. I also feel that THE COST OF Xeljanz IS OUTRAGEOUS!

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
2/10/2015 3:10:51 PM

Reviewer: shadow, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
After a year of illness and numerous tests (even for cancer) I was diagnosed with RA. Did the Prednisone thing. Metotrexate and finally now the Xeljanz. Been on the Xeljanz for about a year. I don't think my illness is that severe since reading some of the reviews on this site. My Dr suggested I try Xeljanz. Don't know why he made this change. I am not in pain but I ache. My knees and my f ... Show Full Comment

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