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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Xigris IV.

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Condition: Sepsis Syndrome
7/30/2011 8:37:32 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

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Condition: Sepsis Syndrome
10/25/2010 11:25:24 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had abdominal surgery and the dr. nicked my bladder. I had a bladder infections at the time and didn't know it. The infection spread to my brain so they put me on Xigres and on the ventilator for 1 week. I had a 5% chance of survival. They told my family I was not going to survive and the Xigres along with prayer from friends, family and strangers saved my life.

Condition: Sepsis Syndrome
7/20/2010 4:42:57 PM

Reviewer: charles, Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Was admitted to hospital with urinary tract infection and was diagnosed with sepsis 12 hours later. This was about 6 months after FDA approval and I am alive because of it.

Condition: Sepsis Syndrome
12/13/2009 5:19:58 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After the first spinal surgery in 2006 for severe scoliosis to insert screws, I was due to have the second surgery to insert the rods. The night before the 2nd surgery, I developed a very high fever & was rushed to ICU. Multiple cultures later showed I had severe sepsis from Klebsiella cultured from my central IV line. Two days later I stopped breathing suddenly and ended up on a ventilator ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Sepsis Syndrome
10/24/2009 3:57:35 PM

Reviewer: captmtaylor@msn.com, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Critical sepsis shock, multiple organ failure, everything failed, heart, respiration, kidneys, gall bladder, pancreus, 6 wks in icu, 80% chance of death, xigris saved me along with doc, nurses, mt

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