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Condition: Roughened Red Patches of Skin due to Sun Exposure
8/7/2013 11:58:38 PM

Reviewer: sue, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Absolutely would not use this on my lips again. My lips bled and would wake me up at night with the pain. Overall, I was satisfied.

Condition: Roughened Red Patches of Skin due to Sun Exposure
2/4/2013 1:20:05 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
On day 15 of 21 day dose, the effects were very red and angry and significant swelling of entire face. Stopped at 18 days with doctors permission. Moisturize with vaseline or vanicream several times a day and I took 800 mg of ibuprofen for the burning and swelling. Doctor prescribed special cream for after care. Not pleasant at all but very effective.

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

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