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Cimzia

Cimzia

Has anybody taken cimzia? And how well did it work for you?

A myRAteam Member said:

has everyone quit smoking . soom times trimmed to releave the stress to start smoking be so dirty an my fall a sleep I am afraid.

posted over 3 years ago

Cimzia side effects

Cimzia side effects

Im taking cimzia injections, anybody else get an upper respiratory infection? Feels like a sinus infection

A myRAteam Member said:

Yes, I did. I kept headaches, stuffy nose and sinus like issues. I now use Enbrel with none of those issues.

posted over 2 years ago

What about cimzia?

What about cimzia?

Ill be starting cimzia injections soon.. any experiences good or bad while taking it? Kinda nervous giving myself the injection

A myRAteam Member said:

The needle didnt hurt going in but the medicine did going in

posted almost 3 years ago

Cimzia

Cimzia

My rheumy is taking me off Humira and insurance will only cover Cimzia. Anyone using this medicacation and getting relief for RA

A myRAteam Member said:

I was on it for a year with methotrexate. It worked well. No side effects.

posted over 3 years ago

Cimzia

Cimzia

Hello,
My specialist is trying to get me approved for cimzia. I read some things about weight gain. Wondering if anyone experienced this.

A myRAteam Member said:

Was on it for a year and had no side effects or weight gain,

posted over 2 years ago

Has anyone been on cimzia? anybside effects? did it work for you?

Has anyone been on cimzia? anybside effects? did it work for you?

Has anyone been on cimzia? Any side effects? Did it work for you?

A myRAteam Member said:

Thanks for the answers. It has not helped me so far. I have tried orenzia, xeljanz, humira, embrel and cimzia none have helped. It's frustrating.

posted almost 3 years ago

Cimzia

Cimzia

Have any of you who used cimzia experienced a feeling like you're getting sick often? I keep waking up with scratchy throat, fatigue, general aches. I also take MTX which has recently been increased.

A myRAteam Member said:

I've never tried it before, make sure you tell your Dr

posted about 4 years ago

Doctor wants me to try Cimzia

Doctor wants me to try Cimzia

Hi all,

My rheumatologist wants me to start going to the clinic for Cimzia (administered by a nurse subcutaneously), I have to wait two weeks for blood test results and also approval by my insurance company.

She is switching me because I had bad skin reactions to Enbrel. Has anyone had any luck with Cimzia or would like to share their experiences/advice?

Thank you!

A myRAteam Member said:

Thank you so much, MMM, and I'm glad to hear that you have found something that seems to be working. You have certainly been through quite a bit, and… read more

posted over 1 year ago

Cimzia users

Cimzia users

I have been experiencing upset stomach a lot lately since starting Cimzia. Like having to run and find a bathroom and once I go my stomach continues to bubble as if I need to run back to the bathroom.

A myRAteam Member said:

I did not experience that when I was on it. Call your rheumy about it. You're obviously experiencing a side effect. Might need to change to something… read more

posted over 3 years ago

Enbrel?

Enbrel?

My RA is not "controlled" my doctor said cause I am having a high amount of activity he wanted to put me on enbrel. Personally I don't want to do injections, I'm scared. But I am trying to up my methotrexate to 8 tables now...and still 2mg prednisone, but he says that if I get off methotrexate he said I will be able to get off prednisone which is what I want....but I feel cornered....I don't know what to do....

A myRAteam Member said:

That is great that you can tolerate the methotrexate as an injection. I could not tolerate it even as an injection. What is the issue with the Enbrel? I… read more

posted over 3 years ago