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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
3/23/2015 1:08:39 PM

Reviewer: r1cochet, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Was switched to this after Orencia quit working. Appears to be working, have not had any flares. The injection hurts like hell but other than that no other side effects. I DO agree with another reviewer that the pen is worse (more painful) than the syringe!

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
7/15/2014 6:34:04 PM

Reviewer: JBREWER, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been taking Humira now for little over a year. Still get minor flare ups after a hard days work in the yard. Have been getting some side effects i.e. dizziness, balance was off, did gain weight, but also lost almost 30 pounds. Tryed not taking the shot, but after a 2-3 months I started getting severe and mulitple flare ups (bad ones) where I could not even walk at times. So I will live ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
7/8/2014 9:14:42 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I'm now dying of lymphoma of the liver.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
6/25/2014 8:11:49 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 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 in 2011. I began taking only methotrexate for the first six months and received some relief, but stiffness in joints and pain continued to be problematic so the RA doctor prescribed Humira. I've had moderate relief of stiffness, however, I believe it affects your Ph level, I have been plagued with vaginal burning, yeast infections and extreme bladder urgency. The bla ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
6/18/2014 11:47:03 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Head hurts3to4times a day Red dry spots on my body arms and legs blood pressure higher than normal Don't feel side effects is worth taking the meds. all I am doing is trading one problem for another

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