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Condition: Skin Ulcer
12/10/2014 5:33:36 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Have a pressure ulcer on 3rd toe from bunion and hammertoe. Using Santyl for 7 days,once daily . By second day, terribly painful,burning and redness. Podiatrist never warned me nor gave me any instructions on use . Asked pharmacist and was told to ask Dr. Duh!!! Each one passing the buck. Decided to soak It in warm water then use bacitracin . Did this for 2 days.ulcer is much better. No one dis ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Skin Ulcer
8/4/2014 10:39:55 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My home health nurse started using this on a decubitus ulcer on the back of my thigh after noticing the silver alginate used by the hospital was making things worse. Santyl has worked wonders with healing. I don't have any pain from it just great results. Highly recommend.

Condition: Skin Ulcer
2/6/2014 12:25:45 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had a serious skin ulcer on my foot and Santyl helped my foot heal. It was amazing!

Condition: Skin Ulcer
11/24/2013 4:12:56 PM

Reviewer: mshammer1950@gmail.com, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have bergers from smoking. I developed an ulcer on 4th diget pad of my toe. Used this medication for over 6 weeks and it started to heal when a scab developed but I kept using it. Pain was horrible. Should have stopped using it when scab developed but didn't. It ate bottom of my toe. Stopped using it after next scab. Like what it did but needed to be told to stop using this medicine when s ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Skin Ulcer
8/7/2013 3:25:05 PM

Reviewer: 40'slady, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
The ankle ulcer was improving but I started new treatment due to transportation difficulties. The new topical had silver in it and my diahrrea reaction became extreme. I have celiac also. How long does it take to get a topical ointment out of my system so I can finish my treatment with calcium alginate and silver antimicrobial?

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