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    Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    11/4/2009 4:55:11 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have been taking this drug (50 mg) for 6 years right after a serious flare that landed me in. I have never had any serious side effects. I also take Asacol 3 times a day(started with 4 tablets per dose, and now down to three). I got pregnant and continued both treatments. I was monitored closely and delivered a healthy baby via c-section. No breast feeding, but thankful for the healthy baby. I d ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    10/5/2009 2:42:24 AM

    Reviewer: lrscorp, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Ive been using this drug for 10 monthes with little improvement and alot of side effects.I started at 50mg ,then was upped to 75mg.I cant go up any futher than that cuz my blood counts and liver enzymes go crazy.Ive expercienced nausea,hair loss,sinus infections,itchy skin,fever,chills,body aches and inflamation,its not showing results after ten monthes so we are gonna try Humira

    Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    9/22/2009 10:27:38 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Have had UC for 30 years. A few years ago 5-ASA failed to resolve my flares. Tried Prednisone twice. Worked on UC, but side effect of hyperglycemia made continued use impossible. Have been on 6MP for 9 months. Works fine on UC. Found I had to change my diet somewhat as the 6MP seems to have made me less tolerant of some foods, but I can live with that. Worst side effect, if it is one, is mi ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    9/6/2009 12:53:42 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    This medication worked well for me until blood tests indicated that it was effecting my liver. I also experienced skin rashes/inflamation and wonder if anyone else has had this experience?

    Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    8/27/2009 6:00:06 AM

    Reviewer: Aaliyah, 3-6 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    My 5 year old granddaughter has been on this medication for aproximately 18 months, in conjunction with Sulfasalazine and has had very welcome results with little or no side effects.

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