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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
12/30/2008 10:09:53 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have one aunt who take this for RA. She had 3 treatments, and she thought it was a miracle drug. But, she ended up with pneumonia. A few days in the hospital and she ended up on life support. They found yeast in her lungs, and believed it to be from the remicade treatments. She is still on life support. My other aunt is in the hospital for pneumonia from the remicade. So, it does weaken the immu ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
12/27/2008 6:33:02 PM

Reviewer: stef, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
it was good until now. I started it 1 year ago and now am having problems.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
12/20/2008 7:05:59 PM

Reviewer: debbie, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
rash,mostly on arms

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
12/14/2008 4:08:11 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I had a reaction when the very first treatment. I am given Benadryl and predisone before receiving the IV and I hadn't had any more problems, I do have a rash on my legs which I feel may be from the resukt of the remicade.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
12/12/2008 1:07:42 PM

Reviewer: Charlie, 55-64 Female 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:
before using remicade I had a hard time getting out of a chair and doing any of my daily things in and around the house. After starting the remicade I can do things I haven't been able to do in years. My family and friends noticed the change in me within the 8 weeks after starting the remicade infusions. And i started at a health club to strenghten my muscles and I believe that has helped me ... Show Full Comment

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