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    Condition: Crohn's Disease
    6/9/2018 10:33:12 PM

    Reviewer: claudette, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Been ordering my medicine from Universal Drugs in Canada. Excellent service and prices so much cheaper then here for Pentasa 500mg. The drugs are shipped from the United Kingdom or Turkey. US customs gave me problems at first but none now have several orders. Doctor here fax the prescription to Canada.

    Condition: Crohn's Disease
    10/14/2017 7:41:01 PM

    Reviewer: claudette, 65-74 Female 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:
    started taking Pentasa 10 months ago, 8-500 mg daily, then reduces to 4-500 mg daily and seem to be doing well....and blood test have been good also

    Condition: Crohn's Disease
    2/4/2017 12:08:00 AM

    Reviewer: FightingForACure, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Took this medication for Chron's disease for just over a month I had more flare ups on this than my entire life! I've strictly followed the proper diet. Unfortunately it's the only drug I can take right now for this disease due to other health complications I stopped taking it several days ago and now I feel heaps better!

    Condition: Crohn's Disease
    10/14/2016 3:42:54 PM

    Reviewer: SG, 13-18 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My son was diagnosed with mild/moderate Crohn's in late 2015. He was 15 at the time of diagnosis and has been on 4000mg of Pentasa per day. My son experienced no side effects. Pentasa appears to be ineffective in my son's case since tests in Aug '16 showed worsening of the condition. My son's doctor increased dosage to 4500mg/day and was able to get approval for Remicade. My so ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Crohn's Disease
    10/18/2015 7:10:21 PM

    Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Pentasa was effective for about 2 years but then I started having intestinal bleeding. I was told by one doctor that it could be caused by the Pentasa because it contains aspirin and I had previously had bleeding caused by aspirin. My GI doctor said it is a different form of aspirin and doesn't cause bleeding yet she immediately took me off the Pentasa. Does anyone know which is correct?

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