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    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    11/12/2008 6:55:47 PM

    Reviewer: winnie, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I've been on Remicade for RA for 5 years. No problems. Prednizone made me gain weight, Arava gave me diarrhea. Remicade has been awesome. Occasional bronchitis during winter seasons, but no other issues. I am on the lowest dose every 8 weeks. My biggest complaint is having to sit in the Dr. office for the 2 hours, but that's better than not being able to get off the bed. I have trie ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    11/12/2008 6:14:51 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

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    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    10/30/2008 7:21:34 PM

    Reviewer: 65-74 Female

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My sister developed lymphoma after taking this drug for RA. She is now undergoing chemotherapy.

    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    10/7/2008 10:31:46 PM

    Reviewer: 45-54 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 took my 5th infusion of Remicade today. I do get premedicated with 50mg Benadryl iv and 125mg Solumedrol iv, I also get my Methotrexate dose iv on infusion day. I did develop severe hives/rash/itching during first infusion (hence the premedications). It works well for me, it doesn't quite last the 8 weeks between treatments. I usually see it wearing off at about 6 weeks but not yet ready to ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    10/4/2008 7:03:56 PM

    Reviewer: granmasugar, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    This medication is a miracle for me. At 71 I've been through many major illnesses (cancer of breast and thyroid, myasthenia gravis and too many others to write) and am on oxygen and use a nebulizer several times a day. Nothing (including childbirth) caused me as much pain as the RA did. My first treatment was last month and within 3 days I was pain free. Pain started to come back after about ... Show Full Comment

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