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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
10/16/2013 9:16:40 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Been on this medication for 5 months now. I am always so tired and sleepy. I was not that way before. It does however help the inflammation in my joints. Also I have to have my eyes checked every 6 months to make sure this drug is not effecting my vision. Is it worth all this I don't know. My pharmacist suggested instead of 2 tablets a day take 1 and half. I am going to try this and see what h ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
8/11/2013 9:38:49 AM

Reviewer: lulu, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
iv been on hydroxchloroquine for a couple of years, as iv tried most medications. this does seem to work better for me, i slill have bad flare ups but this medication takes my imflamation away, i still get pain all over and bad stomach ache.but its better than not been able to move cause your in so much pain.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
7/19/2013 7:54:47 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
have been taking this med for about a year. still have knee pain. in the past few weeks have notice blurrness in right eye. my primary dr was one the that told me that this med effects your eyes. my ra dr did not inform me, have stopped taking med until i see eye dr next month

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
6/16/2013 9:54:14 PM

Reviewer: Joan, 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I do not have energy since I have been on it. Had lots of energy previous.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
6/3/2013 10:20:43 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
i have used it for about a two years. if you are new to it keep taken it because it takes time to work about 3 months for full efect. but now i need another new one i dont know what he will add yet.

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