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    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    2/9/2012 6:58:38 AM

    Reviewer: Arid-Zona_56, 55-64 Female (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Wrote a long post on ARAVA. Have no idea where my effort went to. Side effects after 1 month. 25 years with RA and many modalities of treatment. Great drug but fear too many side effects to be tolerated well by many.

    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    2/1/2012 5:44:43 PM

    Reviewer: CTM, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I have been suffering with RA for 6 years and have tried almost every medication possible. Currently on Plaquenil, Prednisone and started Arava 4 months ago. Although I have noticed a significant improvement in energy level and my constant pain is now not a "10" but usually "6-8" I have side effects that I am finding more uncomfortable than the improvement in the RA. I have g ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1/28/2012 1:51:09 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Placed on ARAVA after some success with Prednisone and Methotrexate. Have been on Prednisone in varying doses for 10 years supposedly related to PMR (polymyalgia rheumatica). After a flare-up in my hands it was diagnosed that I now have RA. Started the ARAVA in Oct and got very ill on Jan 2012 with severe nausea and dry heaves with chills. Lost 10 lbs in 3 days and ended up in the hospital for 3 d ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    12/20/2011 10:09:32 AM

    Reviewer: good, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Within two to three months of taking this medication I felt better of course I am still taking my methotrixate weekly. The combination is working wellthe pains subsided. i am on remisiion 4 years now

    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    12/8/2011 6:36:56 AM

    Reviewer: snwblossom, Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    no difference so far,only been on this for 2 weeks.I'm still in pain.

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