6 patient evaluations for Infliximab with a burden rating of A little hard to take

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Jul 21, 2016 (Started Dec 12, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Crohn's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (rash or skin problems, dry skin, dry throat)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Every 8 Weeks
Advice & Tips: It takes commitment and time to work. My infusions are done at the GI clinic while some are outpatient at hospital. They take 3-4 hours and usually am extremely tired and groggy for couple of days.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Jun 25, 2013 (Started Jul 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Crohn's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 375 mg Every 6 Weeks

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 21, 2011 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sinus infection)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Side effects: sinus infection

Dec 16, 2011 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (sinus infection)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Every 6 Weeks
Side effects: sinus infection

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 26, 2011 (Started Jan 18, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for ankylosing spondylitis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (headaches, nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Every Other Week
Advice & Tips: It is better if you are squeamish about giving yourself injections because it is an iv treatment. A slight hassle because it takes up a few hours of your day just to get the treatment and usually you are feeling sick for a day or two after.
Side effects: nausea, headaches

  • 1 helpful mark

Jan 12, 2011 (Started Aug 18, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Unable to function)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Every 3 months
Advice & Tips: LOVE Remicade and really wish I could continue it.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Mar 19, 2008 (Started Nov 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Crohn's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: Very expensive, hard to get treatment with insurence and scheduling
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
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