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Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
10/30/2010 3:18:58 PM

Reviewer: dammdon, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
8/26/2010 11:42:16 AM

Reviewer: tired all the time, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Ihave ulcerative colitis and this med could not stop the flare up. My Dr. increased the dosage and I developed sores and bleeding in my mouth, along with horrible breath. My liver enzymes went up and the dosage was lowered. Still on the Single Carbohydrate Diet by Elaine Gotshall. I am down to 111.5 pounds. If this doesn't work then I may have to have my rectum removed and use a bag. I r ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
5/28/2010 11:20:30 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was initially afraid to take it, however, it has made me feel like my normal healthy self again. I have been on it for 8 months, and I have not seen the side affects that I heard about, thank God!! My goal is to continue my meds and the Single Carbohydrate Diet by Elaine Gottschall. I am a nervous person and have begun relaxation techniques and maybe I can then be weaned off the meds and stay ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
5/16/2010 1:45:04 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis 3 years ago ever since than I was put on prednisone (steroid) to keep my severe flare ups under control. I had 3 difrent gi doctors to take me off the steroids because I couldn't find the right medication To work for me other than steroid. So finally I was put on 6 mp 6 months ago100 mg per day. and I have been doing well on it with no side effect or f ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
5/12/2010 2:22:24 AM

Reviewer: katkat, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

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