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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
3/31/2014 11:09:36 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was taking Humira injections for ankylosing spondylitis. After 3 shots, my face swelled and I had 2 black eyes. I looked like a monster. Next tried Embrel. I had a rash on both legs from below the knee to the ankles. Another allergic reaction. Rheumy gave me info on another, but I am afraid I will end up in anaphalaxic shock. Not interested. I am 47 and have much more life to live. Pain ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
3/1/2014 3:59:02 PM

Reviewer: Snuffy's mom, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was diagnosed with RA about 4 years ago, was referred to a rheumatatologist by PMD for a + RF. Was first put on plaquenil 400mg daily (I'm still on it), prednisone taper when needed (I try to avoid taking this b/c of the self-esteem destroying side effects). I was put on methotrexate with folic acid for a few months, could not tolerate it, caused mouth ulcers,terrible nausea and headaches. E ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
12/17/2013 6:11:19 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Only worked for less than 6 months which was disappointing but I am sure it works much longer for others.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
12/2/2013 2:22:28 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I took humira following six months treatment with methotrexate and plaquenil. I found myself sitting in the recliner unable to move. I have never suffered from headaches but I found myself nursing a 24 hour headache for an entire two weeks. I also never actually slept because I couldn't stop peeing. My kidneys were in overdrive. Yes my body didn't hurt as much, but what this drug did ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
11/14/2013 4:50:23 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

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