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Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
3/29/2008 12:10:39 AM

Reviewer: Kaylah Morozov, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have had UC for years yet in only 16. After having 2 painful stays in the hospital because of the disease my dotors gave me imuran. It took a month to begin working and i finally go my life back. I didnt swell up like i did with prednizone and i wasnt moody or rude, i could run and made varsity soccer at high school! Imuran is a little dangerous and you need to have you blood taken but if your c ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
3/6/2008 11:02:24 AM

Reviewer: 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:
I have been taking this for a year now along with fiber supplements and colazal. I began taking it after refusing to go another round with steroids. (I couldn't live with the side effects and it wasn't fair to my family either.) It took a few months to start working and I haven't had a flare up since. I have to have blood work done every month but it's so worth it. As long as I REG ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
12/15/2007 7:25:20 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
After a year of being on prednisone off and on, and taking asacol that the enitre time with no effect, and living on pain medication for the entire time, while still having severe Crohn's sympotoms, I started Imuran, it took awhile to take effect, but for the fist time in over a year, I can eat with little pain, and my symptoms continue to decrease.

Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
12/14/2007 1:00:28 PM

Reviewer: cameo, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
No flare-ups since being on this medication. Previously, flare-ups occurred two or more times per year.

Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
12/3/2007 4:51:02 PM

Reviewer: Average Joe, 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Make sure you watch the side effects of this drug. Within 3 weeks of taking Imuran I was in the emergency room with inflamed pacreatitus and swollen stomach stomach problems. This drug basically cased my digestive system to swell shut. after a CT scan, Upper chest X ray, Gall Bladder scan, ndocsopy and 3 days in the hospital it was found that Imuran caused the issues.

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