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Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
8/17/2015 7:53:18 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was only on this drug for about 10 days. I could barely walk and when I did I felt dizzy, sick to my stomach. Was not on it long enough to evaluate effectiveness.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
7/30/2015 3:32:10 PM

Reviewer: ROBERT, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Initial results have been good lowering my glucose levels and A1C. Taking it for five months, I did develop and still have blisters on my penis have been applying medication to reduce itching and redness. Over the past couple of months have had bouts of hives and will soon begin tests to determine source of these but don't expect anything to come from this. After discussing with doctor today ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
7/25/2015 12:28:08 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Have been taking for about 2 months. Extreme thirst so that I can't go anywhere without a water bottle. No weight loss. Cost is through the roof and cannot afford. Cannot get for free as I am retired and on medicare. Cost is $348. Not happening. Biggest problem is rapid heartbeat and profuse sweating (something have never had a problem with). Will discontinue tomorrow and see doctor ne ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
7/16/2015 6:11:58 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I tried this drug and had a pounding heart that I could feel and my heart rate was very fast. I was very thirsty a lot and nothing I drank helped get rid of the thirst. I just felt terrible taking this drug and I took it less than a week.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
6/22/2015 5:29:47 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
No side effects, 10 pound weight loss since I began taking. So far so good! Seems like the more sugar I take in the more often the bathroom visits. But other than that, no complaints. And it's free for a year.

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