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Date: 22.02.2012
From: Sue

Subject: RoActemra - New RA drug

Hi

I've just read the article on this new drug in the Daily mail. It sounds great especially the remission rates. Is anyone taking it yet??

Sue
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Date: 23.02.2012
From: Colin

Subject: Re: RoActemra - New RA drug

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2104499/NHS-given-ahead-prescribe-new-drug-eases-agony-rheumatoid-arthritis.html

looks hopeful , got to totaly agree about treating people early in the disease to stop joint damage ,
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Date: 23.02.2012
From: Paula

Subject: Re: RoActemra - New RA drug

Wow, that sounds hopeful, wondered what the cost of the drug would cost, gives everyone hope.
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Date: 23.02.2012
From: Sciqueen

Subject: Re: RoActemra - New RA drug

Hi

I found this link

http://www.nras.org.uk/about_rheumatoid_arthritis/newly_diagnosed/which_drugs_are_used/what_is_roactemra/_tocilizumab.aspx

Sci x
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Date: 23.02.2012
From: Gillian

Subject: Re: RoActemra - New RA drug

Looks interesting, better results than methotrexate. Says it cost 9,000 for years treatment?
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