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    Condition: Other
    6/28/2011 1:12:28 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was diagnosed with ET about two and a half years ago and took two 500 mg of hydrea a day. Nine months later I was told my kidney`s were failing. VERY devestating. I saw a nephrologist and have been able to stay off of dialysis by keeping a very strict diet. I switched hemotologists and asked if I could reduce my dosage to one a day and she agreed. My kidney function went up slightly. Now th ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    6/5/2011 10:55:16 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    SONETIMES TIRED AND A LITTLE OUT OF BREATH

    Condition: Other
    12/18/2010 8:25:31 PM

    Reviewer: mrrtb3@yahoo.com, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    i havent had any problems with this meds, except fighting colds etc. i was diagnosed with polycythemia vera on sept 2 2009. after i had my first stroke. the thickening of the blood caused a 100% blockage of my right cariod artery.

    Condition: Other
    12/14/2010 8:04:47 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Prescribed hydroxyurea to manage symptoms of essential thrombocytosis (ET, chronic elevated platelets). Have been on regimen 6000mg/wk for 2 1/2 yrs. No severe contradictions due to meds. Required about 8 weeks to realize stable dosage - once level dose established counts remain fairly level (slightly high platelets, slightly low white counts). Minor nusanceances due to drug are sporadic hair t ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    6/9/2010 12:37:38 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Have been taking for about two months. Platelet count is down from 1.8 million 10 146,000. Only problem is my white count dropped. Last lab showed no new white cells being produced. Have been off medicine for two weeks. No change. Doctor has no idea what to do. He is hoping white count will return to normal on its own. If it doesn't I do not know.

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