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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Pentasa oral.

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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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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

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