10 patient evaluations for Adalimumab with a burden rating of A little hard to take

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Dec 31, 2019 (Started Jan 07, 2019)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: Hymiroz was my 2.end TNFalfa inhibitor, and I don't believe I had any benefit at all from this one. The injection pen was somewhat better than the Benepali pen.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 11, 2019 (Started Oct 24, 2018)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 other Every Other Week
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 1, 2018 (Started Oct 24, 2018)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 other Every Other Week
Advice & Tips: I just started taking this so I cannot really give a good evaluation, but I did notice the burning pain in my spine almost disappear 2 hours after the Dr gave me my first dose. The pain is back in my joints and back. I am waiting for the Insurance to approve my next dose.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 21, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 30, 2008 (Started Jul 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 15, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for ankylosing spondylitis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Every Other Week
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Dec 14, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Crohn's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (burning pain at injection site)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg/0.8 mL Every Other Week
Advice & Tips: Helped my arthritis more noticeably than my bowels! I find the injection painful but doing it very slowly decreases the pain significantly
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 4, 2013 (Started Dec 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Crohn's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weakened immune system, fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg/0.8 mL Every Other Week
Advice & Tips: I switch off which thighs I inject Humira into every other week. I have a high pain tolerance so I honestly just give it to myself and keep living, but I have friends who have to ice their thighs before and after. I believe another spot for possible injection was my stomach, but I refused to ever even try that, especially considering all the surgeries I was recovering from.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 20, 2012 (Started May 17, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (heat rash on face, skin roughness on face, butterfly (malar) rash)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: Face/Neck rash and rough skin started a day after my third dose, one month after starting on the drug. Significantly improved swelling of knees, hips, ankles, and wrists... perhaps elbows as well. DON'T TAKE COLD! Don't use rubbing alcohol in place of alcohol swipes.

Jun 15, 2012 (Started May 17, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg/0.4 mL Every Other Week
Advice & Tips: The rash started the day after my third shot and progressed for weeks before it started calming down.

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 22, 2011 (Started Apr 13, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Crohn's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg/0.4 mL Every Other Week

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 4, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for psoriasis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg/0.4 mL Every Other Week

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 8, 2010 (Started Apr 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Crohn's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for joint pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for joint stiffness)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 40 mg/0.8 mL Every Other Week
Advice & Tips: We had a problem with our insurance board excepting it for this year so there was a delay in getting this medication. My body sure knew the difference. What with me experiencing diarrhea also the joints were hurting and stiff. Now I am back on it Thankfully~
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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