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Condition: Roughened Red Patches of Skin due to Sun Exposure
10/5/2012 6:23:10 PM

Reviewer: John, 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had a terrible reaction to the drug - first redness and pain and oozing. I am bald and the doctor first told me to use it over the entire top of my head. The reaction was so bad that I stopped using and contacted the doctor and she said it was ok and to continue using it but to continue with just a small drop on each side of my head. My face and head swelled so bad I could hardly open my eyes. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Roughened Red Patches of Skin due to Sun Exposure
8/20/2012 7:36:03 PM

Reviewer: Fluorouracil, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
It left my left side of face with - bumps, skin swelling, rednes , itchy. I applied daily for 27 days. 3 day short of the 30 presribed by Dr. Karikomi. The next testing to take place for 30 days just on the top of my head. I'm still debating the YEA <> NEA

Condition: Roughened Red Patches of Skin due to Sun Exposure
1/21/2012 6:50:34 PM

Reviewer: TDL, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I'm in week three (two of fluorouracil, now Prutect to moisten and heal). It's as everyone described, but not as bad. It's slightly itchy and I can't wait until I can wash my face again without pain, but totally bearable. I've been in numerous social situations (work, dinner out, board meetings, shopping, new Pilates class) without problem. I was afraid children would screa ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Roughened Red Patches of Skin due to Sun Exposure
1/14/2012 11:26:47 AM

Reviewer: Dan, 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:
Used 3 times over past year over various parts of scalp and face. Dose twice daily for 21 days. Week one there is very little impact. The effects escalate rapidly beginning day 11. Redness and blistering becomes noticeable. The pain peaks by day 13 and remains high until around day 17. Over the counter pain relief helps. Pain on the cheek area is the worst. Itchiness starts around day 17 (scalp is ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Roughened Red Patches of Skin due to Sun Exposure
11/25/2011 2:22:35 PM

Reviewer: mjs1444, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Using this medication for 3 weeks,last day 11/14/11,my right cheek was very tender,blotchy,scabby. looking the way it was,I was really hoping to be cleared up by Thanksgiving. On 11/23,my cheek area was clearing up very nicely,with reddened color to the area. It still felt warm to the touch and quite tender. But by thanksgiving day,I say 99.9% cleaned uo and now able to shave over the area,but wit ... Show Full Comment

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