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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

Condition: Chronic Inflammatory Skin Disease Marked by Blisters
2/5/2012 11:34:51 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was prescribed too high a dose at first and felt very dizzy. Within the first year of being on it I had my blood tested 5 times. Not fun, but at least I'm healthy.

Condition: Chronic Inflammatory Skin Disease Marked by Blisters
6/6/2011 6:07:48 AM

Reviewer: Jones, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had chronic itching that started on the tops of my feet and moved to my knees, groin, buttocks, arm pits, lower back, chin, and back of my head. It would wake me up at 2am every night and I could not top itching. After 2 years of diagnosis a Doctor figured out I had Dermititus Herpetiformis by taking a biopsy of some of the blisters. He prescriped Dapsone. It cleared up the itching within 24 hou ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Inflammatory Skin Disease Marked by Blisters
5/31/2011 9:06:09 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My dr. prescribed dapsone as a last result. For that last 3 years I've had a skin disorder no one could diagnois.On my fore arms and lower legs nodules appeared raised and then darken due to the intense itching. It's been biopsied, uvb light treated, creams and ointments galore....nothing worked. I've been taking dapsone for 3 months. My legs have cleared 90% and my arms 50%. I am v ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Inflammatory Skin Disease Marked by Blisters
2/22/2011 6:57:25 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
i use it to treat D.H. it is very effective. i've been told to try a gluten free diet, but i would still get the blisters so i take dapsone just about every day, sometimes i forget. and the blister have moved around on where they will pop up on my body from when i was first diagnosed with d.h.

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