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Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
5/14/2010 4:19:40 PM

Reviewer: sytap@cox.net, Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I actually have ulcerative colitis. I take Imuran along with Asacol and it has pre- vented me from re-occuring, I am on 100 mg. a day. My eye Dr. said it could cause damge to my eyes. Is this a known side effect? I started out on 75 mg. a day but my GI DR. increased my dosage to 100 mg. a month ago. I have noticed some numbness in my fingers and my skin cracking a bit around my nails the ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
1/26/2010 3:28:06 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
developement of skin cancers

Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
1/17/2010 1:32:49 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male 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:
Was on this to treat U/C for 3 1/2 years along with Pentasa (and Prednisone as required) still had flare u'ps and was pretty much always taking the Pred anyway. Eventually it suppressed my bone marrow and my WBC and RBC crashed making me real crook. I never felt good on this and in the end the cure seemed worse than the curse. Still waiting to see if my bone marrow recovers. Also couldn ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
1/14/2010 12:33:39 AM

Reviewer: carol, 35-44 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
i have battling crohns for 24 yrs.two bowel resections ....been on imuran for 15 yrs. and it has been keeping crohns quiet

Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
11/16/2009 5:04:25 PM

Reviewer: sheila, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My 6 year old Grandson has moderate/severe UC. He's been on on Imuran for over a year. Dosage was increased from 45 to 50 mg a day over the summer. He's also taking 9 (750 mg)colazol a day and rectal suppositories every other day. He's doing very well. Has not been on predizone is 11 months. He has his blood drawn every 3 months. His GI doctor started talking about Remicade this s ... Show Full Comment

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