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    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

    Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    10/19/2010 12:31:58 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

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