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    Condition: Other
    5/13/2009 1:00:14 PM

    Reviewer: LeeBoss, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have myeloproliferative disorder and take two a day. My platelets were up to 945,000 and are down to 622,000. I have minor side effects; I drink plenty of water.

    Condition: Other
    3/23/2009 6:35:18 PM

    Reviewer: phinai, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    For lowering my high blood platelets. I take 1 capsule 2x a week, and the last time I took it caused me to become very tired that it kept me going to sleep and kept me waking up through the night because it was exhausting my breath. I was running out of breath and then woke me up so many times to catch up with breathing.I got scared and fought myself against sleeping until the side effects wore ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    2/10/2009 10:50:45 AM

    Reviewer: pak4u, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Treatment for polycythemia vera and essential thrombocythemia, 2+years after initial side effects, doing relatively well. (Although I catch just about every cold that is out there)

    Condition: Other
    1/5/2009 8:14:14 AM

    Reviewer: lenber1951@tampabay.rr.com, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Hydrea has controlled my Myelofibrosis for 10 years

    Condition: Other
    11/24/2008 6:50:40 AM

    Reviewer: Nikki, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    This drug caused me too many side effects that I had to stop it.Daily migraines,blurred vision,distorted vision.It was however somewhat effective initially then stopped being effective.

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