4 patient evaluations for Adalimumab with a side effects rating of Mild

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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

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May 31, 2012 (Started Feb 21, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for ankylosing spondylitis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tendinitis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (allergic reaction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg/0.8 mL Every Other Week

  • 1 helpful mark

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

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