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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
6/8/2014 6:17:09 PM

Reviewer: JWK, 65-74 Male 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:
When doctor wanted me to start taking methotrexate. I researched that drug and did not like what I was reading. Found SSZ thru online search and asked to try that instead. Docs was ok with that, but said he had more confidence in MTX. Been taking 500mg of SSZ 2X/day for 2 1/2 years, now. Took several months for it to start working, but has been very effective since then. No see effects that I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
5/8/2014 6:52:12 PM

Reviewer: mamcy, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
makes me feel bad all over.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
4/24/2014 6:49:15 AM

Reviewer: Renae, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Overall this has been a good medication for me but the amount was excessive and I had quite a bit of hair loss with UTI's. Toleration to the light is almost unbearable though, my eyes hurt.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
4/6/2014 8:58:03 PM

Reviewer: Suzette66, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was diagnosed with RA about 8 months ago at 47 years old. This is the 1st medicine I've been prescribed w/ Prednisone 5 mg. I have now increased to 3 500 mg tabs 2 times a day and stopped the Prednisone. Pain is definitely decreased. Hands are no longer swollen. I can type all day at work, like I used to with no problem. I still have slight pain in my knees and shoulders, but it is tole ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
3/9/2014 1:32:04 PM

Reviewer: ME, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
can not urinate

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