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

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Condition: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
7/31/2009 3:42:51 AM

Reviewer: krissy3473, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Flolan had worked great for my Mom when she was on it. She had the jaw pain, but it was tolerable for her. She later had an organ transplant, and her PAH numbers had gone lower in result. They then weaned her off of Flolan, that is when things got worse. Heart valve disease, still PH, and Atrial Fibrillation. All of which can be caused by Flolan. She recently had heart valve replacement surgery an ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
7/27/2009 11:16:42 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
2/27/2009 4:46:38 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Floan has saved my life, too. As a PH patient (secondary to scleroderma), I couldn't walk over about 20 yards without getting out of breath. I NEVER took the stairs and had trouble doing small tasks like dressing and showering. Now, with my Flolan, I live a really normal life. I work 50 plus hours as a high school teacher. I truly believe I have my life back thanks to this medication. Alt ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
1/24/2009 12:02:46 PM

Reviewer: phmom, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
my 6 year old son started on flolan at age one for ph. To this day, he is a symptomatic and lives a perfectly normal life with the exception of the pump. He even surprises his doctors

Condition: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
1/18/2009 5:23:22 PM

Reviewer: mekajhwjhgj7, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
my cousin has pulmonary htn. they said that he wouldnt live past 3, he's now 15. He recently got off flolan and o2. the md's said flolan was experimental for a child his age but we believe it got him this far. he's doing GREAT!!

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