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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
3/2/2009 11:30:57 AM

Reviewer: BSH, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
So far have responded very well to ARAVA. I am just past the six month mark, and usually need Steroid injections in my hips every six months. I have not had an injection in over 8 months and haven't scheduled one yet. I have tried numerous NSAID's in the past some worked ok, but made my Asthma flare up. I was hosptialized for five days due to a reaction to an NSAID. I am very happy ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
2/12/2009 9:33:19 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
When I first saw the rheumatologist she prescribed arava. After taking it I felt somewhat better.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
2/6/2009 4:56:28 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on arava for 8 years. I had to take nexium because of nausea with it which helped. It did help my RA. I now have EXTREMELY high blood pressure and have had to stop... my immune system cannot handle the drug anymore and I am only 24. PLEASE BE CAREFUl....

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
1/28/2009 1:35:50 AM

Reviewer: ffnqwy, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
DRY COUGH THAT DOES NOT GO AWAY WITH SHORTNESS OF BREATH BUT JOINT PAIN GONE

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
12/29/2008 9:38:34 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

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