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    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    2/22/2017 12:00:54 PM

    Reviewer: kitch-10, 55-64 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have been on this medicine for five years now. When I first started out on this medication It worked great, as time went by I experience real bad flare ups; shoulder, neck, back , knee and ankle pains. Injection sight bruising, rashâ?¦. When was so bad once you scratch it then you have a mark for life. Wait canâ??t leave out the bad headaches and fatigue. I am hoping that the co ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    8/1/2016 10:59:01 AM

    Reviewer: DONT CARE, 55-64 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I've had flare ups with shoulders, neck and back pains. I have noticed that I have more bruising and spots on my body if I have an itch and scratch it, it leaves a mark that doesn't go away. I have been on this medication two years, and ready to get off.

    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    9/13/2015 3:37:55 AM

    Reviewer: Bren, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I've been on this med for five months, and it is working well. I started out taking it every other week for two months. It was mildly working so the doc increased it to every week. I haven't had another flare up, and my stiffness and achiness is much improved. I had tried Enbrel first, but it lowered my immunity so much that I was sick all winter. Then I tried Orencia, but there was no imp ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    6/10/2015 10:53:43 AM

    Reviewer: Pack44, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    It took 3 months for Actemra subcutaneous to provde full effect. At that point, symptoms were relieved and have not returned. Have taken this medication alone for 16 weeks. No injection site pain or brusing and no side effects. Have tried Methatrexate, Plaquanil, Humira and Enbrel but had to discontinue all of them due to serious side effects. Difficult for me to administer alone since it is a ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    3/27/2015 2:33:07 AM

    Reviewer: Patience, 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:
    The first few doses seemed to have little effect, but by the fourth or fifth, I noticed a nice improvement. No injection sight reactions or headache. Regular lab work required to check cholesterol levels. Swelling greatly reduced, but still experiencing mild to moderate pain. No flares since starting.

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