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Condition: Other
7/18/2012 8:21:25 PM

Reviewer: musaraigne, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
(1) The website does not allow a choice of "reason" so I will state it here: I was a nurse in England and I used Phisohex, (as recommended) for years. I never had any side effect from it. I also used it occasionally at home for my face if I had a cold and I never had herpes problem. I suspect that this product was too good and often misused, so the patronizing FDA forbade it. On the o ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
3/30/2012 6:03:21 PM

Reviewer: Jabramsaar, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I just got this today, so I haven't used it yet, but I have HS, and I've only heard good things. I see a lot of reviewers saying they can't find it. It is still on the market, but it is ONLY BY PRESCRIPTION NOW. They keep it behind the counter in the pharmacy. A lot of pharmacies don't keep it in stock anymore, so call your dr first to have them call you in some, just in case

Condition: Other
6/7/2011 11:33:50 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I use this for acne. It works wonders for my dad. It does not seem to work for me. Lately my acne just seems to have gotten worse. I would not rule out trying it though as it as worked wonders for many people.

Condition: Other
5/20/2011 4:12:28 PM

Reviewer: Czech Chick, 45-54 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:
For years (starting in my teens now 51)Phisohex helped some of my skin irritations from acne, boils and psoriasis. I only used when I had flare ups. Over the last 3 year I have not been able to get it. I referenced it to my doctor - never heard of it Hmmm. I must admit I called it prescription Phisoderm. Just yesterday, I was informed by pharmacist at the local CVS - that he recalled the produc ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
5/7/2011 4:06:42 PM

Reviewer: ftrrd, 25-34 Female (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
For everyone writing about pHisoHex: This product was in fact used regularly by many in the 1950's and 60's and it was used to bathe newborns in. However, the reason you do not find it anymore in drug stores is because it was found that the chemical causes neurological damage with prolonged use. You should not try and order this product from out of the country and use it for this reason ... Show Full Comment

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