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    Condition: Myelofibrosis
    3/18/2016 12:08:37 PM

    Reviewer: happy, 55-64 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:
    Jakafi gave me my life back. Started taking it four years ago after a splenectomy when it was discovered I couldn't tolerate Hydroxyurea and I stopped the medication. My platelets had soared to nearly 9 million. I am on a high dose of 50 mgs per day. I feel better than I have in many many years. I am able to work and lead an active life. At this point nearly all my blood counts are in th ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Myelofibrosis
    10/1/2015 5:28:51 PM

    Reviewer: JJ83, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I am a male, 45-54 years old. I was diagnosed with PV back in 04. This has now progressed to MF. I also have the JAK2 mutation. I have been taking Jakafi for several months now. It has definitely controlled my spleen but has done nothing for the other symptoms. My blood counts are also low...I believe too low. I have asked my doctor about this and waiting to hear what he has to say. Having ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Myelofibrosis
    9/29/2015 7:44:23 PM

    Reviewer: mother dear, 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    my husband was diagnosed with myelofibrosis in july after a stay in hospital for low hemoglobin he was anemic and had to have three blood transfusions.he was so weak he had lost 40 lbs because he felt full all the time.his spleen was swollen,doc prescribed jakafi for him.I see a world of difference in him since he started on this drug.he's only been on it for one week he is feeling much better ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Myelofibrosis
    8/2/2014 10:35:36 AM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Diagnosed with Myelofibrosis after a visit to the ER room where it was noted that my blood counts (WC and PL)were very high. I do have the Jak2 mutation.. My doctor started me out on Jakafi about Sept. of 13. Experimented with the dosage, and have settled to 20mg tables taken twice daily. Overall, very pleased with the drug. I have noticed that I can... if not careful gain weight, so I watch ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Myelofibrosis
    11/18/2013 4:02:43 AM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Female (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I am 63 yrs of age. I was diagnosed with CML in 1996 with a Jak 2 mutation. I was asymptotic for the first tens yrs although my blood counts were abnormal, I was prone to infections, I continued to work and live basically a normal life. Ten years ago my platelet count was over 1 million and I started hydroxyurea 500mg, 3 a day. After 10 yrs taking hydrea, my feet & ankles began to swell. One ... Show Full Comment

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