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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
6/14/2008 1:26:09 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been taking 6 - 2.5 MG Metotrexate for 1 year I have been very happy with the effectiveness, rarely do I have flare ups and my pain and swelling is minimal. The side effects however, are terrible,I have become fearful of the sun, whenever I go out I wear sunblock 70. I immediately look for shade, the second the sun hits my skin I'm on fire and if I don't get out of the sun within a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
5/17/2008 9:48:47 AM

Reviewer: I WISH I WAS PAIN FREE, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
CANT SAY TO MUCH ABOUT IT..STILL HAVING SWELLING AND JOINT STIFFNESS ALL OVER THE BODY, I HAVE BEEN ONLY TAKING THE MEDICINE FOR A MONTH NOW..HOPE ..MAYBE I JUST HAVE TO GIVE IT SOME MORE TIME..TO WORK

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
5/10/2008 1:23:55 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have taken it for 3 years; take 10 pills or 25 mg per week; Dr tried prednisone, and other drugs with it the first year. Plaquenil gave me gas, Arava made hair fall out, prednisone caused bone loss. Taken only methotrexate and aspirin the last 22 months, plus 6 fish oil capsules a day. Have constantly improved and have minimal inflammation and no pain. Occasional stiffness when weather changes. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
4/22/2008 10:43:31 PM

Reviewer: stickygreen42, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
my son is 8 and has been on it for over a year, and we didnt have a choice either he go blind cuz of the Juvinile RA, or expieremnt with the metho, and we did,he gets heart palpatations, EKG shows nothing, he has mood swings bad, and stomach aches. I guess that is what he has to go through in order to see. I am looking for parents who too are going througt this. I am at stickygreen42 at yahoo do ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
4/17/2008 3:54:50 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I am in desperate need of some help. My nan has been taking this drug for about four months now. Her arthritis has been much better but she did have some hair loss which did not bother her too much. However, her memory has gotten terrible! She rings my mum many times a day, forgetting that she has already spoken to her. She forgets all her appointments and is starting to forget to eat her meals a ... Show Full Comment

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