Patient Comments: Biological Therapy - Patient Experience

Did you receive biological therapy for your condition? Please describe your experience.

Comment from: Forestlady, Female (Patient) Published: April 09

I have taken biologics medicines, the one side effect I would have after use is a flu like symptoms. After a day or two I was high energy and virtually pain free. I am just concerned about long term effects.

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Comment from: Carol, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: April 11

I started out with giant cell arteritis and was put on prednisone for 6 months or so. Then my muscles started hurting bad. Now they say I have polymyalgia rheumatica. They put me back on 15 mg Prednisone then tapered off and put me on Enbrel.

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