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    1-4 of 4
    Condition: Ulcerated Colon
    7/21/2010 4:06:51 PM

    Reviewer: pregoncemore, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have had Ulcerative Colitis for 15 years, this is the only medication that controlls my flare ups. And I was able to use it during both pregnancies without complications or birth defects. I use it every other night, no fun, but it works for me. My grandmother was also recently diagnosed with UC, and this is the only medication that works for her as well.

    Condition: Ulcerated Colon
    5/24/2010 11:58:16 AM

    Reviewer: krise7228, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I have used this medication in the past for only 14 days at a time. That was prior to my U.C. becoming as severe as it is now. The medication now helped at first but now seems to make me feel worse than I did before, including severe nausea. I haven't used it for about 5 days and have seen vast improvement on the way I am feeling as far as nausea and vomiting.

    Condition: Ulcerated Colon
    1/17/2010 10:26:05 AM

    Reviewer: Nightingale, 7-12 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My child with ulcerative colitis was using mesalamine oral that worked to ease her symptoms of bloody diarrhea and cramps for about 3 weeks, her dose was increased from 3 to 4 times a day orally, this did not help. We then tried rectal mesalamine Rowasa for 7 days. The blood was slowed for 2-3 days, by day 5 blood was worse and by day 7 the blood was the worst we had seen yet. She only screamed th ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Ulcerated Colon
    1/21/2009 11:47:12 AM

    Reviewer: compromise, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Rowasa is effective, stopping flares within a couple of days for me, but now my doc wants me to use it EVERY night! An enema every night. Oh, joy. That'll cramp your love life! He said I can use 1/2 the bottle, or can hold it in for only 15 minutes, if that is the most I am willing to do. I took Lialda for a year, and it caused more diarrhea. Just switched to Asacol. We'll see...

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