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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
10/18/2008 3:47:45 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am 44 year old female and have had RA since I was 29. Been through most all of the meds - Enbryl worked with the Arava until I developed a possible side effect and thus doc switched to Orencia. It took 1 month before it started to help and then works great until time for next infusion. I still take with Arava. I had pain down front of my legs almost nightly until started this and it went awa ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
10/8/2008 11:00:48 AM

Reviewer: Limo, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
inconvenience of traveling, waiting on the infusion and immediate after effects are all difficult.For the amount of money I feel that I should be in much better condition than I am.Very expensive

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
9/5/2008 5:36:24 PM

Reviewer: Becky, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am 55 and have been dx since 35. This is the first treatment that has even started working. Also on Arava. First three days have headache, extreme fatigue then slowly feel better. I have had three treatments. Nothing else has worked. i even have progressive damage in hands and feet during Remicade. Hope things will be looking up.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
9/4/2008 4:44:34 PM

Reviewer: cag, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
After 5 infusions I have to say the drug is well tolerated with just a dull headache the night of the infusion and lessening of effectiveness near the end of the month cycle. I have some new tendonitis but overall better movement.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
8/29/2008 9:18:49 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
i,m a 40 year old female. i've been on orencia since the end of 4/08. it's been wonderful sofar. but now i experience having feeling frequent urinating at night while sleeping is anyone else having this problem?

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