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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Mastisol Adhesive.

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28 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Other
11/30/2015 5:34:18 PM

Reviewer: missmaryhere2, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This was used after my shoulder surgery 11\24\2015 to keep my steri strips on. By day 2 I was itching and developed a horrible itchy pus oozing rash that resembled a severe burn. Tried OTC cortizon cream and stayed on benedryl for 5days because it was thanksgiving weekend. Monday I emailed Dr. She called and informed me I am highly allergic to mastisol adhesive. Given script for strong steroi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
8/12/2015 6:16:07 AM

Reviewer: Mastisol Adhesive, 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:
Severe Allergic reaction

Condition: Other
4/8/2015 1:06:12 AM

Reviewer: mastisol, 55-64 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Big blisters...then popped to reveal red flesh...in 2 days time..Very bad skin reaction

Condition: Other
4/3/2015 11:22:41 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I developed a very strong allergic reaction from Mastisol after the surgery. I performed some testing to eliminate any other posiible sources: steri strips, medipore, needle, monocryl. I had doubles lumpectomy and the allergic reaction was so strong i had to take Medrol (steroid). My 3 incisions opened, and then I developed the staph infection for which I have to take double dose of antibiotics. I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
12/30/2014 4:15:49 PM

Reviewer: Patriciatry, 55-64 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 surgery on the 4 hammer toes of my right foot. After 1 week my foot had healed well enough to have the sutures removed. No swelling, skin intact and normal color. Mastisol adhesive was used under my steri strips following the removal of the sutures. By evening my skin began to burn terribly. Returned to my phy. the next day. My skin was horrible burned and macerated. My dressing was sa ... Show Full Comment

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