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Condition: Crohn's Disease
12/7/2013 8:26:53 PM

Reviewer: Kelcypop, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have Crohn's Disease. I have been using Pentasa for over a year. I have not had a flare-up since using it. I have zero side effects. I have even been able to put on weight. Too bad it won't be covered by my insurance anymore.

Condition: Crohn's Disease
7/13/2013 11:51:07 AM

Reviewer: VBKP, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was suffering from a severe Anemea Hb was 5.2 Doctors' tried to find the reason after all routine tests Doctors' could not acertain any reason then had a Capsule Camera Test and diagonate small small ulcer in lower part of small intestine and started Pentasa 2gm/day along with Iron tablet after 4 months of use Hb level has come to normal and asked me to continue the medicine for next 4 m ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Crohn's Disease
7/5/2013 3:39:53 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Have had crohns for 30 years. 2 surgeries. Since on Pentasa have had cramping and stomach pain after eating. Has slowed diarrhea some but side effects are terrible.

Condition: Crohn's Disease
1/31/2013 2:26:30 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on Pentasa since about 1993, and it has kept my Crohn's in remission virtually that entire time, with no significant problems due to Crohn's, and no side-effects.

Condition: Crohn's Disease
7/12/2012 2:46:30 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Have been taking 750 mg three times a day for the last 8 years. Works quite well. There have been a few times I have had to supplement with Entocort (corticosteroid, very good quality!) if I flare up. Always the flare-ups have happened because of poor food choice. As the years go by, there are fewer flare-ups due to the learning curve! The only difficulty I have had with Pentasa is remembering to ... Show Full Comment

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