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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
8/9/2012 9:47:21 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had my first Orencia Infusion on July 30. There was no problem the first 24 hours. I became increasingly sick with severe flu-like symptoms. My white count at the time of the infusion was 12, (high because of a back injection I'd had one week prior). After getting sicker and sicker, I went to the ER on August 5 and my white count was 15.5. I have all-over body pain, mouth pain (but no s ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
7/5/2012 1:42:51 PM

Reviewer: KikiB, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
on this treatment for 10 months and worked well in the begginning and somewhere around the 6 month mark it began to lose its effectiveness. Have ried multiple oral medicines and Humira, and remincade also.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
6/29/2012 8:39:18 AM

Reviewer: :)marie, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have severe RA. Inflammation #'s off the charts. Orencia has been a lifesaver for me. My only complaints have been extreme tiredness, and VERY sensitive skin on my arms and legs. Feels like constant sunburn - never lets up. I'm not sure that it's from the Orencia, but can't imagine what else can be causing this. I find little or no info from others regarding this issue. I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
6/17/2012 1:39:58 PM

Reviewer: Jt, 55-64 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I also have MS and have been feeling so bad lately I wonder if this drug is stimulating the ms.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
6/10/2012 11:17:27 PM

Reviewer: Want to be, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
During infusion and afterwards for 30 hours I feel sick, forgetful, and systemically ill. However the treatment gives me 4 good weeks.

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