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Condition: Crohn's Disease
5/15/2014 2:47:17 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Pentasa has given me my life back! I am able to shop, travel, dine out, & go about other normal ADL's without having to hunt for a restroom as soon as I enter a store or a restaurant. I take 8-500 mg capsules a day. Received a letter from my prescription plan co. 2 days ago stating they will no longer pay any part of the cost of Pentasa (or other inflammatory bowel disease drugs). I canno ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Crohn's Disease
2/9/2014 6:51:49 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
just started this medication 10 days ago already have had great results only dislike wish the capsules were a little smaller

Condition: Crohn's Disease
1/22/2014 2:12:31 AM

Reviewer: Moomoo, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Why does Pentasa stain the toilet and give the appearance that one is urinating blood. The urine is clear but the toilet looks like I have lost blood. Tests have found nothing wrong with kidneys or bladder. Is the urine/pentasa chemically reacting to toilet cleaners?

Condition: Crohn's Disease
1/21/2014 1:29:15 PM

Reviewer: cooljen, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I take 2 500 mg of pentasa 4 times a day. This drug seems to work well for me when I remember to take it. I am looking for an alternate drug to take for my Crohn's because I cannot afford the price of this medicine. Why does Pentasa have to be so expensive? Is there another good drug out there for Crohn's that won't put me in the poor house?

Condition: Crohn's Disease
12/9/2013 3:37:09 PM

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Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

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