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Condition: Chronic Inflammatory Skin Disease Marked by Blisters
7/17/2013 12:23:47 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was diagnosed with DH and prescribed Dapsone. Within 48 hours the lesions and itching started to subside. Within two weeks the lesions had all but disappeared and the itching was gone. I have had no side effects from Dapsone. It is truely a miracle drug.

Condition: Chronic Inflammatory Skin Disease Marked by Blisters
5/19/2013 2:52:03 PM

Reviewer: shelley, 35-44 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 using dapsone for 7 years for dermatitis herpetiformis. I've had celiac disease for over 20 years and suffered with this rash for 13 years before my doctor would send me to a dermatologist (she was concerned about the anemia it can cause.)It has been a miracle drug for me. I started out at 100mg/day. I took it for 11 days and then broke out into a peppery body rash. I was told by m ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Inflammatory Skin Disease Marked by Blisters
10/27/2012 6:23:25 PM

Reviewer: cekmal, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I initially took 50mg a day with no noticeable benefits, after increasing to 100mg there has been an improvement in my vasulitis.

Condition: Chronic Inflammatory Skin Disease Marked by Blisters
9/16/2012 11:18:08 PM

Reviewer: kp, 19-24 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This medication is my miracle drug, as many have probably said before me. I got my DH diagnosis about 5 years after it first appeared. I only had adverse effects in the first few weeks, which included change of sleeping patterns, loss of appetite, muscle weakness and irritability. But after the first few weeks everything was just fine, have been taking it with no problems since then. But recently ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Inflammatory Skin Disease Marked by Blisters
5/17/2012 3:40:00 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was diagnosed with Wells Syndrome a few months ago and my Dermatologist put me on Dapsone. I take 50mg/day adn after 30 days, I stopped getting lesions. My Dr. said I could try taking 25 mg/day.... after the 4th day I got a new lesion! so I'm back to 50 mg/day. I am a runner, and now that I've been on it for over 2 months I think it is begining to affect my lungs. I NEVER had problem ... Show Full Comment

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