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Condition: Chronic Inflammatory Skin Disease Marked by Blisters
4/3/2010 12:43:21 AM

Reviewer: gumpll, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
its help me with my condition

Condition: Chronic Inflammatory Skin Disease Marked by Blisters
3/14/2010 3:41:07 PM

Reviewer: Cecilia, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My blisters were gone, but the packaging is very difficult. Called the Co. 2x but this year they are very hard to open. My husband is strong and he had a hard time.

Condition: Chronic Inflammatory Skin Disease Marked by Blisters
1/4/2010 11:36:40 AM

Reviewer: Doug, 65-74 Male 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 was diagnosed with dH about 5 years ago, prob had it much longer without knowing. Dapsone worked great, relieved itching in 24 hrs. Now take 100mg every 4 to 5 days and this avoids major flare ups though I still get itchy and uncomfortable feeling if I take any gluten foods. I try to be gluten free but that is almost impossible to achieve, Very concerned to read that Dapsone may not be availabl ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Inflammatory Skin Disease Marked by Blisters
11/29/2009 3:31:14 PM

Reviewer: Kathy, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was diagnosed with Dermatitis Herpetiformis in 1979.I was covered head to toe in burning blisters. After starting on Dapsone & a Sulfa cream, my condition cleared very rapidly. I have had no side effects. My doctor keeps aclose eye on all my labs. Some mild anemia which he thinks may be the Dapsone. I continue to take 100 mg daily. Change in diet did very little. Only problem is pharmacey ha ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Inflammatory Skin Disease Marked by Blisters
8/10/2009 10:55:44 AM

Reviewer: David M, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Diagnosed with Dermatitis Herpetiformis in about 1968. Initial dose 200mg per day . Very effective at clearing skin blisters but severe headaches associated with the medication. Went on gluten free diet in about 1970. Reduced dosage to nil over 8 years. Now have to take Dapsone occasionally even though very strict with diet. Presumably more sensitive to gluten than I once was and some cross c ... Show Full Comment

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