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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
1/23/2014 5:59:11 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
FINE

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
1/6/2014 4:44:56 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have moderate to severe RA pain. Have been taking this for about 6 weeks (8 pills, once a week - with folic acid and hydroxychloroquine & 4 lortabs a day) - the "nodules" on my fingers are completely gone. The daily worsening of symptoms has stopped. I'm sleeping thru the night, not needing the lortab at night. Only side effect I see is a little more sleepiness the day I take m ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
1/4/2014 11:03:39 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have taken this drug for about a year and find it most effective. there have been very few and mild side effects. (minor mouth sores) I started with 2 pills per week and worked my way up to 4 before I got relief. I can now function almost normally with little or no pain.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
12/29/2013 4:45:59 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Dr isn't sure I have RA, but terrible pain and swelling from osteoarthritis, so he is trying this. Causes my mouth, tongue and lips to be sore, headaches, neck stiffness, some hair loss. I also have trouble going to sleep even tho I am exhausted almost all of the time. My hands are as swollen nor painful as they were, but cortizone injections work just as well or better. Have had one blood te ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
11/22/2013 2:51:56 PM

Reviewer: lisatara13, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
have not really noticed a big change in pain level or fatigue

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