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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Purinethol Oral.

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Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
6/5/2009 9:53:45 AM

Reviewer: Jeff, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It works and I can function in a normal life style. I do not know what is down the road for me for now it is the durg for me. It make have an effect on my outlook on life, I am told I am more aggression with people especially with the family. I am hoping the longer I take it that will change.

Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
6/1/2009 12:31:18 AM

Reviewer: mom2zoemarie, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
treatment for crohn's disease past 7 years. not able to take 5-asa's (sulfasalazine, etc.) effectively so had to find an alternative treatment. very mild side effects & my life has improved dramatically since treating w/ 6mp. have not had one serious flare since i began this treatment.

Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
5/27/2009 8:13:01 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Purinethol worked immediately after a dozen years of trying steroids and antibiotics. No perceptible side effects. Has changed my life and lifestyle. Have been able to function as a normal individual for the first time in over a dozen years.

Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
4/25/2008 9:47:01 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

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