2 patient evaluations for Adalimumab with a side effects rating of Moderate

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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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Mar 1, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Crohn's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (tremor in legs)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg/0.8 mL Every Other Week
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tremor in legs

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