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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
11/10/2009 12:29:07 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Works better than Plaquenil, but still have bad hip pain. Doctor doubled my dose, now to 1000 mg 2x/day, hopefully will help. Diagnosed with RA last year, doctor resistant to putting me on a biologic, so I'm stuck with this.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
11/6/2009 2:37:56 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The RH prescribed this despite knowing--oir perhaps forgetting--that I have GERD tendencies. After a couple of weeks, I told her there was "something funny" about it, she told me to restart the graduated dose anyway, and then we got hit by massive snow: I assumed the mid-sternum pain I was feeling was psychically caused from the NINETY inches of snow and being totally snowed in. It wasn ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
9/20/2009 2:18:03 AM

Reviewer: LaKeRGuRL86, 19-24 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've had RA for about 2 yrs. now. My Dr added on sulfasalazine in combination with MTX, but this hasn't done anything to stop my joint pain. It's a waste.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
9/6/2009 2:55:48 AM

Reviewer: Pookey, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Started working immediately. Took predisone with it(one) for two weeks, I take two a day now and my hands and fingers are much better. I am now typing on my computer which i could not do before.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
6/15/2009 10:28:46 AM

Reviewer: Grace, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I spent just three weeks on this drug, increasing dose each week by 500mg. I was very thirsty, drinking 3 - 5 litres of water each day, my lips were dry, I was moody and had a faint but persistent headache the entire time. The morning I was due to increase my dose again, to the full 2000mg daily, I awoke with a large blister on my lower lip and my mouth felt very tender inside. I couldn't cont ... Show Full Comment

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