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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Orencia IV.

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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
12/31/2007 6:32:08 PM

Reviewer: Rich, 45-54 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:
I've been using this medication since it was first released. I also take Mobic and methotraxate injections once a week (easier than pills/less side effects). It has helped me get back to my hobbies and a more normal life.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
12/27/2007 11:26:27 AM

Reviewer: mininator@hotmail.com, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Pain is not controlled. Program is underdeveloped. Using the in home care infusion program and they don't show up, or call. The medicine is having so far about a 68% success rate with all joints but wrists and elbows. Wouldn't advise starting the program until they are able to accomodate the patients they currently have.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
12/5/2007 6:55:41 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
At the moment it has been doing the job of subsiding inflamtion but the painnot so well anymore. i am afraid that something else will have to be used to ease the pain besides inflamation.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
12/3/2007 10:02:39 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 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: 5

Comment:
I have tried Humira and Remicade and had to stop due to bad reactions. So far Orencia has been terrific, just hope my body doesn't reject it later too. I have energy and little to no joint pain. I have been receiving the IV's for less than 1 year.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
11/20/2007 5:04:06 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I get sores in my mouth the day after treatment that last for weeks.I am unable to eat and it is painfull.

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