2 patient evaluations for Adalimumab taken for the purpose of 'rheumatoid arthritis' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

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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

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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.

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