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    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    7/6/2014 2:46:46 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    No one told me I needed two separate payment assistant cards (one for IV and one for self injections) so Orencia never paid Aetna Pharmacy for the copay portion. I have been dealing with thi bill for almost a year. I have only been given the run-around by staff of Orencia and Aetna Specialty Pharmacy. I tried Orencia through IV and self-injections in which both made my RA condition even worst ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    6/4/2014 6:19:44 PM

    Reviewer: KristyRose, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I tried Orencia for the first time last Friday via self-inject and I have not felt well since. The day after the injection I was bed-ridden for 2 days unable to get up and move around. When I did, I was out of breath. I could not concentrate and even today, 5 days letter, my brain feels fuzzy. This is my 4th biological drug. I am 35 years old, diagnosed with RA in 1994. Humira worked well for 6 ye ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    2/11/2014 9:59:10 PM

    Reviewer: billienm55, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    The only thing I can tell it may help sometime is the fatigue I feel. It hasn't slowed down my joint pain or swelling.

    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1/7/2014 5:47:43 PM

    Reviewer: mary, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    This medicine took my lungs. Very dangerious medicine. RA was bad enough but now I have no breath after walking a short distance. I can not lift things or exercise. Soon after it started, I told my doctor I could not bring my groceries inside to my kitchen without being short of breath. Finally he took me off and now I noticed a disclaimer about COPD on the side effects of the new packaging. Don ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    12/17/2013 6:06:48 PM

    Reviewer: Marci, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Have had RA for more than 20 years but since menopause it became much worse. Have used Enbrel and Humara Methotraxate etc. Methotraxate created liver issues and Enbrel worked well for more than 5 years. Orencia IV worked great for 2 years; the shots did not work. Now it is no longer working so we are going to a different drug hoping something else will work.

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