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Condition: Skin Ulcer
8/29/2012 10:54:01 AM

Reviewer: gwenmac1234, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had a bone spur removed May 1, 2012 and it turned into a nasty skin ulcer refusing to heal. I ended up with mercer infection. They played around with me and different medications every week. I had a nasty nerve pain reaction. It made me scream and still does. This is Aug/29/12 I still have a hole in the top of my foot and I believe the painful santyl is making other small ulcers all around my a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Skin Ulcer
3/27/2011 6:47:25 AM

Reviewer: Pleased, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had a small sore on my lower leg and continued to get bigger and bigger around the holidaya. I went to my primary care phys. and he kind of dismissed it to slow heal because i have Lupus. So he tested me to see if i was a DIABETE but I was not and sent me home. A hole month later still no healing so i went to emeregency room,they gave me antibotiic that made the entire situation worse because ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Skin Ulcer
1/12/2010 1:21:18 AM

Reviewer: shortesti, 55-64 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have a ulcer just above my ankle the doctors just started using santyl about 4 weeks ago. and are having me use it at home i have been in extream pain from this medication to where i almost went to the emergency room. mentioned this to the doctor about the pain as its affecting the nerves and rediates up my leg mentioned this to the doctor didn't seem to phase him one bit would not recomme ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Skin Ulcer
9/21/2009 5:12:05 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
we used this with my grandmother she had a stage 4 ulcer and three months later it is back at a stage 2..it has improved so much in the last few months..

Condition: Skin Ulcer
7/11/2009 3:31:44 PM

Reviewer: BlondieMom, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have a wound on my foot/ankle. The doctor had an impossible time debriding it using wet-to-dry bandaging (as did I for 2 weeks). So - Santyl was prescribed. I put it on twice a day...two days later, all the necrotic tissue is easily scrubbed away. The healing is FINALLY happening and I'm thrilled. The only difficulty I had is getting in such a small area and making sure to not touch any ... Show Full Comment

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