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Condition: Shingles
5/2/2013 1:35:22 PM

Reviewer: alana, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I did not know what was happening to me. I broke out in these spots and rash in my right side and was in such pain over the week end on the 4th day I could hardly move with the pain so I went to the Doctor. To my utter amazement I was told I had shingles. I had no idea that there was a medication that could get me through this and I thank the God Lord that someone created this...Not knowing what t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Shingles
4/15/2013 9:46:46 AM

Reviewer: valacyclovir, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: Shingles
3/20/2013 12:42:49 AM

Reviewer: benabbie, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After first dose my skin started itching;by the second day even my inner ears were itching. I tried to continue using it by taking Benadryl, by the 3rd day decided I was allergic. Think it helped the shingles a little. Anyone know what other drug my doctor could prescibe? My rash has always been in a small area with no pain.

Condition: Shingles
3/11/2013 11:43:41 AM

Reviewer: Blessed, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking this drug for 5 days. I am 65 and a nurse. I went to the Dr 2 days after noticing an itchy rash on my back. The key is to get started on this med as soon as possible. The med and lots of prayer from my church family has kept my discomfort at a minimum. No nerve pain and the itching no worse than the poison ivy I routinely get. The blisters are drying up and no new ones are formi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Shingles
1/18/2013 8:46:11 PM

Reviewer: Zdeninka, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
started 5th day after pain started.Before blisters fully appeared.Works good.I prefer always brand names, but this one works.It is expensive.I should be aware of Shingles and get Vaccinated as I`m 60+. I just was so sure I`m very healthy and this can`t happened to me.Vaccine is covered by most Insurances and is less expensive than medication and no pain like Shingles.I learned from my mistake!!! ... Show Full Comment

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