4 patient evaluations for Golimumab

May 23, 2021 (Started Sep 23, 2018)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for ankylosing spondylitis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Monthly
Advice & Tips: The hardest thing to get over is the self injection. Other than that, this stuff worked perfectly without any side effects, positive or negative. It just started wearing off early and then didn't seem to kick in at all, so it was time for a change.

Dec 19, 2020 (Started Sep 23, 2018)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for ankylosing spondylitis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Monthly
Advice & Tips: This is affordable in Australia where the PBS is a single payer and subsidizes costs. Not necessarily elsewhere

Nov 11, 2018 (Started Sep 23, 2018)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for ankylosing spondylitis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Monthly
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Mar 15, 2016 (Started Aug 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg/0.5 mL Every 8 Weeks
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 8, 2014 (Started Aug 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg/0.5 mL Every 8 Weeks
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Apr 15, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg/0.5 mL Monthly
Advice & Tips: After taking Simponi for about 5 years, i grew a tolerance to it.

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