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Condition: Inflammation of the Sigmoid Colon and the Rectum
9/17/2011 9:07:49 AM

Reviewer: jennlynne2008, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i have been on this medication for 3 days now, im having worse cramps, gas and just over all pain , im not sure that this medication is really doing me any good. my pain has gotten worse now that im use the meds. i would much reather take something oral this treatment take time to do . going to call my dr back to let them know about the pain and cramps now sure i can use this medication.

Condition: Inflammation of the Sigmoid Colon and the Rectum
6/27/2010 7:05:13 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
this medication helped quickly. I have had some moderate cramps.

Condition: Inflammation of the Sigmoid Colon and the Rectum
8/22/2009 12:21:28 AM

Reviewer: positively, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Administering this treatment has proven to be a bit of a hassle for me. I dislike the extra effort and prefer taking pills orally, however the treatment does have an immediate cooling sensation that brings comfort. I too have notice being a bit backed up for a few days following this treatment.

Condition: Inflammation of the Sigmoid Colon and the Rectum
6/26/2009 3:40:44 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After 21 years of remission, I experienced a full blown flare up. With 20+ bathrooom trips a day I had bloating, gas, spasms, pain and bleeding. Witnin five days of use, Im back in remission. It's a miracle.

Condition: Inflammation of the Sigmoid Colon and the Rectum
8/31/2008 10:55:24 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have had ulcerative colitis for twenty years. When I do have a mild to moderate flare-up mesalamine has been effective and sooths my pain and diarrhea within a few days of usage. The benefits far outweigh any mild side-effects of mild cramping upon insertion.

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