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    Condition: Lung Fibrosis
    12/24/2017 1:33:59 PM

    Reviewer: Marathon Man, 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:
    I have Lung Fibrosis caused by a prescription medication. So not exactly IPF. Age:63. Previous health: Excellent . I started on Pirfenidone (Esbriet) and a 2 month trial of high-dose steroids. They were tolerable, but did nothing objectively, according to the PFT tests, so I was switched to OFEV about a month ago. It was OK for the first two weeks, but now I have no appetite, a bit of weight loss ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Lung Fibrosis
    5/17/2017 8:35:50 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have been diagnosed with IPF, fortunately early in the disease progression. I was on Esbriet, and it caused severe fatigue for me. My pulmonologist switched me to OFEV, and I feel MUCH better. Minimal side effects. Lung functions have been stable for 6 months. I'm so glad I have the opportunity to take something that may extend my life and my healthy years!

    Condition: Lung Fibrosis
    12/20/2016 1:10:53 PM

    Reviewer: J.B., 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis in July of 2015. Treated with steroids....no problems. M.D. changed me to Ofev in July 2016, Was still taking a low dose of Prednisone at the time. Once I stopped the Prednisone. The mild diarrhea became much worse. Then came the loss of appetite and weight loss. Became very weak with muscle and joint pain. I sleep on a wedge anyhow, acid reflux terrible, abdom ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Lung Fibrosis
    9/9/2016 2:39:47 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Diagnosed Jan 2016. Started OFEV almost 3 months ago. Age 64, at 170, b/p avg 105/64 . Working, I don't know yet. Absolutely no side effect's. I think general health and weight my be causing some side effects for others. I'm trying to stay healthy enough to kick IPF's butt.

    Condition: Lung Fibrosis
    8/16/2016 10:49:24 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Started taking Esbriet in a 2014 trial. My IPF progressed to a point where my doc changed to OFEV (Aug. 2016)to see if it would work better Esbriet was 9 pills a day (267 milligrams) Ofev is 2 pills 150 mg. Esbriet would put me to sleep after about 30 minutes. With OFEV the only side effect I have is a rash which I treat with Benedryl. Maybe Esbriet works? maybe Ofev works? we do what we can, but ... Show Full Comment

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