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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
9/22/2008 4:25:11 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have a severe degree of RA with it active in 90 % of my joints before treatment. at first the drug make me very dizzy and vomit occassionally, but now that i have been on it for a bit i don't have any major side effects. i still am sore at times, but through taking Ibprofen, and taking a hot bath, or walking i do very well and you can't tell i have the disease. the monthly blood tests ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
9/20/2008 11:32:45 PM

Reviewer: LeAnn Sudbury, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I suppose I was hoping for a wonderful relief from the pain I have been experiencing. WRONG!! All it has done is wasted 3 1/2 years of my life. I have been in the hospital numerous times and I now have tumors on my adrenal gland and in my liver thanks to the prednisone and methotrexate. I have had NUMEROUS kidney stones (more painful than child birth) and now I am having even more pain in my jo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
9/5/2008 4:39:46 PM

Reviewer: lmc617, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on methotrexate (6 tabs 1x week) for 4wks now. I also take prednisone 5mg 1xdaily (was @10mg 1xdaily). I have always had mouth sores, (part of the disease) but I recently started getting terrible heachaces and a severe rash on face/nose and alot of mouth sores. Dr told me that this drug doesnt cause headaches??? But he did prescribe me a new vitimin to start today?? Im hoping for ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
9/3/2008 4:21:49 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Saw Rheumotologist for extreme joint pain. I could not raise arms over my head because of the pain.Three days after taking a shot of Methotrexate pain was gone .I am now taking 5 pills all at once,once a week and still have no pain.I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthitisberaz3

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
8/30/2008 11:29:39 PM

Reviewer: anniesudbury, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have taken this medication for almost three years and I see very little improvement in my arthritis. Although It is quite possible that if I changed doctors and found an md that actually did something other than have me come in weigh me and feel my joints then hand me pre-printed prescriptions that all he does is sign maybe I might find a little better outcome with this medication.

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