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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
4/21/2015 4:50:44 PM

Reviewer: KC, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am in NZ and was unable to move or walk absolutely crippled with RA. They moved me onto this drug and its being brillant for holding off RA. Flare ups and side effects (hair loss, tiredness) are definitely minor to the drug usefulness. My sister also to the drug but was dizzy and nauseous so had to stop taking it. Suits some but not all, but best to try for a while as sometimes the first few ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
1/28/2015 6:18:41 PM

Reviewer: Syl, 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

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I have had a good experience except it makes me loose my appetite to the point of my losing over 20lbs. Ive started working on eating more & maintaining as I prefer this than going to other meds.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
6/25/2014 2:12:47 PM

Reviewer: rmcnac, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication made feel horrible. I had trouble breathing and the day after taking it could barely get out of bed. I would feel a little better after the first day but still had shortness of breath.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
12/11/2013 1:55:14 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Using 20 mg once a week for about 8 years. No flare ups, only side effects are fatigue and need for naps. I can do full range of activities-bike, hike, fish, hunt, tennis and golf but not for as long duration. Very stiff after exercise or activity BUT NO PAINFUL FLAREUPS that used to leave me with useless limbs.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
11/9/2013 10:19:31 PM

Reviewer: helps me, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
have taken 20mg for 5 yrs now also 500mcg folic acid 2 times a day this stops the mouth sores ,has given me much less pain, I used to live on very heavy addictive pain killers, they are not the answer , they only mask and can make you feel crazy.

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