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    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    12/4/2018 2:41:00 AM

    Reviewer: Uni Student, 19-24 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Diagnosed with seronegative rheumatoid arthritis at age 19. Tried hydroxychloriquine for the first year and stopped treatment due to insurance issues. Returned two years later and was initially treated with a medrol dose pack and placed on Sulfasalazine DR on follow-up. Iâ??ve experienced almost no side effects with this medication compared to the other medications mentioned. Currently taking ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    2/1/2018 10:23:00 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Nasty drug! After having side effects to plaquenil and Arava, my dr said to try this awful medicine. I took it for 2 months at 1,000 mg/day. Sickening migraines from day. One morning I woke up and felt like I was having a heart attack. I couldn't breathe and my chest was tight. I had to to the hospital by ambulance. Now they believe I have liver damage. Think twice before you swallow this pois ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    9/7/2017 10:25:45 AM

    Reviewer: kene, 55-64 Male (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Just started taking mediacation

    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    10/17/2016 2:34:36 PM

    Reviewer: MedFree at the Moment, 45-54 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    DR prescribed 500mg - 2 tabs 2X day for RA. First few months were OK as I taking 1/4 the DR. recommended dosage per DRs orders. Nausea was a problem, but not unbearable. DR. slowly upped dosage as I could tolerate (add 1 tab per week to max dosage). After 6 mo. I developed extremely painful blisters over 70% of my body, including inside my mouth, nose and eyes, I began to bruise very easily and ho ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    10/12/2016 3:45:42 PM

    Reviewer: 25-34 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 was taking Methotrexate injections for 5 years. Because of my age my new RA doctor wanted to switch me off to try Sulfasalazine for reproduction reasons. I have been on Sulfasalazine (2x AM - 2x PM) for about 9 months and I love it! The only side effect I have noticed is the color change of my urine. Other than that blood work is all normal. I've only experienced ONE mild flare up once over ... Show Full Comment

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