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Condition: Allergic Asthma that is Resistant to Treatment
10/11/2013 1:13:48 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had hoped this would be the miracle drug for me as it has been for others. But it has turned out to be the drug from hell! Three days after my first injections my knees and legs started aching, it got worse everyday, by day 4&5 I could hardly walk! It has now been 10 days,and pain has not lessened at all. Taking highest dose possible of Aleve, doesn't even help.And to top it off my breat ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Allergic Asthma that is Resistant to Treatment
8/3/2013 2:42:27 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on the medication Xolair for 3 months and I feel as though I never had Asthma

Condition: Allergic Asthma that is Resistant to Treatment
7/12/2013 9:37:13 PM

Reviewer: Rosey, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Before I went on this medicine, I was in the hospital at least 2 times a year with asthma related pneumonia or bronchitis. It did take a couple of months before I started noticing a big difference, but after that, it really has become a salvation for me. Since I have used Xolair, I have only had one incident of pneumonia where I needed to be hospitalized. My biggest problem is getting a provider t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Allergic Asthma that is Resistant to Treatment
7/12/2013 2:32:43 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 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:
5 shots at $1,000.00 each. Thank goodness for Obamacare or uninsured folks would not be able to access this life saving drug unless they were the other 53%. Saved my life after a different Dr. put me on Advair resulting in 3 near death experiences,7days in ICU, declared brain dead,collapsed at work resulting in retirement at 53 yrs,collapsed down the stairs,broke the leg,3rd made it to ER gasping ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Allergic Asthma that is Resistant to Treatment
7/9/2013 9:17:55 AM

Reviewer: Mmaeshall, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I could tolerate a half dose due to anaphylaxis with a full dose. But the last one I had caused an anaphalactic reaction AND acted as a neuro toxin. I was in the hospital 16 days learning how to walk and function at home. I have a brain injury from a car accident. Xolair does work, but the price of now having to use a walker all the time is not worth it!

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