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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Uniphyl oral.

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6 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

1-4 of 4
Condition: Asthma
1/5/2011 9:46:30 AM

Reviewer: dazgir, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
WhenI startedtaking this medication 10 years ago I never felt BETTER now I ahd to go to the straight theophilline I am not breathing at all..cannot figure out WHY you would take this off the Market and face a LAW suite do to the DEATHS from not having this MEDICATION

Condition: Asthma
6/19/2010 11:24:06 AM

Reviewer: LumbeeLady, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have not had a asthma attack or hospital visit since 1989,NO OTHER TREATMENT!I like to know why the company is not making this drug any more.This is my only help with no side effects,what do i do know?

Condition: Asthma
8/22/2009 10:08:25 AM

Reviewer: foxygirl, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After 46 years of asthma I have been put on uniphyl and zafirlukast and have never felt better, I wish I had been prescribed it years ago !!!

Condition: Asthma
4/17/2009 9:26:22 PM

Reviewer: roofster, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My wife has been using it for 7-8 yrs. It's remarkable how much better she is when compared to the times she's been on Theodur- even the extended release form. The lung doc she saw said to spend the extra money for brand name Uniphyl. I am an ER doc and have used it on bad asthmatics, some who were already on another form of Theophylline, and 100% report great improvement.

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