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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
4/6/2015 2:41:24 PM

Reviewer: papabob, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Have been on Enbrel for over 10 years and has been effective, up until now. Doctor now suggests a new med, a non TNF blocker, to help relieve a now more active joint deteoriation.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
2/9/2015 7:28:49 PM

Reviewer: tlc1959, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on Enbrel for about 9 months. The first 6 months were great. It really help with my RA. Then I started having skin problems. I had 12 skin lesions on my arms and chest that had to be frozen off. Then I had 4 different surgeries to remove the now cancerous skin lesions. I have been off Enbrel now for 3 months so far no skin issues. I wish now I would on done more research before starting Enb ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
1/23/2015 9:31:45 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was one of the original users of this medication. I developed RA at 18, although I wasn't diagnosed until 22 and was already in the "moderate to severe" category in every mobile joint in my body other than my spine. I tried everything on the market, and at best was only "surviving." I also have Type I Diabetes, so I can't take prednisone for flares (instantly develop ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
9/25/2014 2:39:54 PM

Reviewer: Louise, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Enbrel has been a miracle drug for me. I was diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis at the age of three. I am sixty years old now. I started on Humira 12 years ago and after about three years was switched to Enbrel. I am more physically active on Enbrel in the last almost ten years than I was able to be for my entire life prior. I can run! I can wear pretty shoes! I can get up out of a bat ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
9/14/2014 2:41:57 PM

Reviewer: soreandtorn, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've been on Enbrel since it first came out, 14-15 years. 2 years ago, I had an MRI for arthritis in my spine, the radiologist saw many kidney clear cysts on both kidneys. I was told that clear kidney cysts aren't cancerous, and if they weren't causing any symptoms they would just monitor them with ultrasound every 6 months. Two years after first finding the cysts, they saw a mass in m ... Show Full Comment

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