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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
5/26/2014 3:08:20 AM

Reviewer: Jerry Cochran, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was diagnosed with Non_Hodgkins Lymphoma (cancer) during my treatment for RA. After 2.5 yrs and chemotherapy the cancer is benign and RA is benign as well. I suspect that Remicade had something to do with the cancer.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
5/18/2014 6:17:55 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
5/17/2014 9:49:03 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have just taken two treatment and don't know if it will work yet but so far it hasn't my hands and finger hurt awfully bad especially the joints of my fingers but also my hands cramp bad and hurt

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
3/29/2014 5:30:03 PM

Reviewer: disappointed, 65-74 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Was on Humira for 3 years...it saved my life ...loved it. At age 66, no more medical insurance because of retirement...had to switch to Remicade to get Medicare and supplemental insurance to pay for it. Hate the 2 and 1/2 hours sitting at the doctors for an infusion. Felt better on Humira. Definitely Humira is the better of the Biologics. Didn't mind injecting with the pen but 2-3 hours of inf ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
2/27/2014 1:02:50 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
At my 4th infusion my BP spiked & I was given benadryl. At my 5th infusion seconds after it started my BP went to 220, I had chest pains, couldn't breathe & started vomiting. I was given a steroid shot by the doctor & then given Benadryl by the paramedics. I was taken to the hospital in an ambulance & stayed 3 days in the cardiac unit. Multiple visits to the cardiologist aft ... Show Full Comment

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