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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Orencia (with maltose) intravenous.

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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.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
11/29/2013 3:50:54 PM

Reviewer: mizfk , 65-74 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:

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
9/19/2013 2:29:36 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been battling with this for about 10 years now..this has been the best product I have used. I also don't like the weight gain..but it's nice to not be swollen and in pain all the time. I still have flair ups, but it's well worth it.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
7/26/2013 1:49:41 PM

Reviewer: fatty, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have had RA for 2 yrs now. On Orencia for a little over 12 mos. The weight gain is very distressing. I also have a terrible time with nausea and fatigue.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
6/10/2013 1:01:50 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was diagnosed with RA at 15 years old, I'm now 27, and my disease is very severe. I tried methotrexate and Enbrel and they were ineffective, Remicade worked okay for a couple years and then failed. I've been on Orencia for close to 7 years now and for me it is a miracle drug. I very rarely have any pain, stiffness or joint swelling. I now use the subcutaneous injections and they are ... Show Full Comment

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