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Condition: Painful Periods
11/13/2010 2:27:20 PM

Reviewer: Debbi ~, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
In the early 70s, heard a female doctor from Long Island on TV (Stanely Segal Show) about Ponstel (yes, I remember her name!). She explained, each month prosta glanda (spg?) produces pain, etc. ~ Ponstel is a MEDICATION (not a narcotic) and when taken at the OnSet (not before) relieves pain and suprisingly works month-to-month! Took Ponstel for at least 20+ years! I got a LIFE, didn't miss ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Painful Periods
11/9/2010 8:21:24 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Still had painful periods after using Ponstel for two months. Doctor switched me to Tylenol 3 w/codiene that works much better.

Condition: Painful Periods
9/30/2010 2:41:32 PM

Reviewer: chloeD, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
heavy bleeding, insane cramps, clotting....kept me housebound during my periods. since i've been taking ponstel, my world has changed. gone are the debilitating painful cramping, the clotting isn't nearly as bad and the heavy bleeding is reduced tenfold. as long as you get this drug on board at the first sign of your period, it works wonders - at least for me. highly recommend, it's ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Painful Periods
8/4/2010 8:00:35 PM

Reviewer: paingone89, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Since the first time I had my period I Have had sever cramps. By the age of 15 my cramps were so bad before and during my period that it was hard for me to move, use the bathroom or eat. I went to the doctor and was soon diagnosed with endometrioses. For the last couple of years I have been on ponstel and I can’t tell you how much it has changed my quality of life. My pain is now bearable and for ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Painful Periods
5/6/2010 2:20:09 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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