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#510264 - 04/09/15 01:36 PM Re: Simponi? [Re: Boroboy]
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Registered: 01/31/09
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Loc: NE Oklahoma
MikeGinnyMD, that's interesting about Simponi--since I never really got any relief after 2 weeks into the dose, then gave up after 8-9 months. (But I did like their auto-injector--very painless, even though I usually used the pre-filled syringes.) I was really skeptical of Cimzia after having so much trouble with Simponi, given that both were monthly doses. Yet Cimzia DOES last me a whole month (two shots at same time). Just shows that everyone is different. If one doesn't work, just move on to another. Cimzia is my 5th one.
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#510468 - 04/21/15 08:52 AM Re: Simponi? [Re: Boroboy]
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Registered: 01/13/08
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If the simponi is a superior drug compared to say humira, as some of these posts describe, I hope that the insurance companies will start approving biologics past remicade, humira, and embrel. that's all my insurance company will allow now, so i was fortunate that my rheumy and i decided to start with humira and fortunate that thus far it works well.

maybe in time they will relax their approvals. i know its all about money. and know peole can petition, but nice when people don't have to take that extra step.
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