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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of dapsone Oral.

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Condition: Chronic Inflammatory Skin Disease Marked by Blisters
7/25/2009 9:48:47 AM

Reviewer: rx101534, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have taken this drug for 5 years. It helped alot for the first1-3 years but now I am in a "holding pattern"; not getting worse or improving. I have blisters in my nose that impairs my breathing, scarred tissue in 1 eye, & redness in my mouth.

Condition: Chronic Inflammatory Skin Disease Marked by Blisters
7/22/2009 11:51:44 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The Dapsone Cleared up my skin immediately, i have noticed an increase in exhaustion every day i remain on the drug. My pharmacist also said it was discontinued. I love the effectiveness to take care of my skin, but hate the feeling of being tired and lethargic all the time no matter what time of day i take the drug!

Condition: Chronic Inflammatory Skin Disease Marked by Blisters
5/4/2009 6:04:08 PM

Reviewer: Cary, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was on a high dose of prednizone to combat bullous pemphigoid, which I'd had for several years before it was definitively diagnosed through a pathological exam, and as my doc reduced the prednizone, the blisters returned more in both quantity and frequency--not as bad as with no medication, but still not neat--and staying on high doses of prednizone just wasn't acceptable (too many side ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Inflammatory Skin Disease Marked by Blisters
4/29/2009 1:57:08 PM

Reviewer: Juneb, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been taking this medication 100mg twice daily as needed for the last 20 years for dermetitis herpetiformis. I think the medication works well to alleviate the pain and appearance of blisters that come from this disease. I find it to be 97% effective in treating this disease. Only downfalls are extremem headaches and I have been hospitalized for methemoglobanemia a few times. (Where the oxy ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Inflammatory Skin Disease Marked by Blisters
4/17/2009 12:07:46 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I WAS DIAGNOSED WITH CELIAC SPRUE AND WITH THAT I HAD A SKIN RASH THE DAPSONE GOT RID OF THE RASH IN 2 DAYS THIS AFTER BEING MISDIAGNOSED FOR OVER 4 YEARS I WAS SO GLAD TO BE RID OF THIS RASH IT WAS VERY PAINFUL AND UGLY

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