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Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
4/6/2011 6:32:14 PM

Reviewer: not4me, 45-54 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This drug caused severe side effects for me. Switched to Humira and am doing fine.

Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
3/30/2011 2:17:36 PM

Reviewer: lala, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been on azathiprine (Imuran) for about 15 years. It's done wonders. However, I do get sick a little more frequently due to the suppressed immune system and my illnesses tend to last longer. I take a multivitamin and folic acid to counteract this as much as possible. That does help. It's kind of a pain to get blood work ever few months and I'm terrible at remember to do that, b ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
2/24/2011 5:42:48 PM

Reviewer: post79, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was on this drug without any side effects for 6 weeks as I tapered off prednisone after a flare of Crohn's colitis. The first six weeks were fine and most of my problems were due to the prednisone. But suddenly I began vomiting and having a lot of diarrhea, along with weakness and loss of appetite. My stools were also whitish. My doctors took me off the imuran and I started feeling bette ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
1/8/2011 10:12:57 PM

Reviewer: chrisndoody@gmamil.com, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
its been about five years since i used it. it didnt seem to help.im wondering if it causes liver damage.

Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
11/20/2010 10:25:26 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was diagnosed with Crohn's in 1975 and took azulfadine until 2002 when I had a resection. Went on pentasa but had flareup and was put on imuran- 150mg in 2003. It was very effective until this year when I am starting to have active Crohn's again and am moving on to a biologic. After the resection I began to exercise and get into shape and felt better than I have ever felt. I was also ... Show Full Comment

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