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    Condition: Other
    2/19/2019 12:29:38 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I was prescribed 3 Cytotec pills to be inserted vaginally at bed time throughout a period of 3 days before my Hysteroscopy. Let me start by saying IT IS NOT EASY! I have never been pregnat, given birth or had a miscarriage. I took my first pill right before bed, about midnight and put a pad on. I woke up with horrible cramps 2 hours into it. I couldn't go back to sleep. I felt like I was on th ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    12/13/2016 11:37:51 PM

    Reviewer: Nursemeg87, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I took this vaginally 800mcg after miscarriage. It was affective but the worst pain I have ever felt in my life. It was so bad my OB admitted me to L&Dfor pain control until it was over. From start to passing of fetal tissue was about 5-6 hours . For anyone taking this take your pain meds try and stay ahead of the pain cause it hits like a brick wall!!

    Condition: Other
    2/12/2016 2:36:00 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I was prescribed this drug for a completely different reason than nearly everyone else here, so I thought I would post. I had part of my colon removed due to obstructive kinks that caused tissue to die, which caused daily pain and abnormal stool (mucus or hard-to-pass mush). As a result of that surgery, my intestines have slowed down considerably. I go a week sometimes with no bowel movement. Doct ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    1/7/2016 1:07:41 PM

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    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

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    Condition: Other
    12/17/2015 7:11:18 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was told by my gyne to use this medication before a biopsy to assist in opening the cervix. I took the first pills 2 days prior with food--had some cramping. As I have Crohns disease I can take no NSAIDS so I was on my own. As I was nauseous I inserted the second pill the night before as my Dr had suggested with this side effect. I was miserable by the time of the biopsy--pain was exacerbated an ... Show Full Comment

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