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Condition: Eczema Skin Condition Resisting Treatment
8/21/2009 11:30:03 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Small irriating red bumps appeared mainly around my nostriles. This med makes the area feel "hot" when applied. Dosen't seem to work, the rash just re-appears somewhere else.

Condition: Eczema Skin Condition Resisting Treatment
5/24/2009 8:29:44 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
My son has severe eczema and we use Elidel. Not only is it very expensive but we feel it doesn't work very good. It also burns his skin after applying it. For the cost of the small tube, I wish it would work better.

Condition: Eczema Skin Condition Resisting Treatment
3/25/2009 9:51:33 PM

Reviewer: lbadams11, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I developed eczema as a teenager and would get periodic rashes all over my arms, chest, and back. Elidel works very quickly, for the rashes were usually gone in a few days, but temporarily, for they always came back. It doesn't help the itching at all, which is almost a bigger problem than the rash itself. If you have a small temporary problem, I say it's good to use. But if you have c ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Eczema Skin Condition Resisting Treatment
3/12/2009 1:09:30 PM

Reviewer: Leora Rosen, 0-2 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 used it on my just-under-2-year old twins with severe eczema--both were up till 3:30 am screaming and very uncomfortable (they are typically good sleepers). Both seemed to be in pain not only at site of application, but in generalized way. I used it on broken skin (they scratch to pt. of bleeding) which I only later read is NOT advised. Nor is using it on this age kid. I think risks of this drug ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Eczema Skin Condition Resisting Treatment
11/25/2008 6:29:33 PM

Reviewer: sknyltlbtch008, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Didnt help my eczema at all, in fact it got worse.

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