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Condition: Other
8/19/2014 10:27:26 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This is my 3rd dose pack in a year. The first was for severe bronchitis and coughing in December 2013. The second one was for severe poison ivy in April 2014 and the current (August 2014) is for poison ivy. In the first 2 treatments as well as the current, improvement was noticed after the first day's dosage. After having a sever coughing for over a week I was finally able to get some reli ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
6/7/2014 9:34:34 AM

Reviewer: Mickey, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had a laminectomy a few years ago for Disc and severe Sciatic nerve pain on my right side and leg. I have started having a return and additional Stenosis and Left Hip problems, possibly from favoring the right side. This pack was prescribed, while waiting for MRI and other exams and I'm in my fourth day. By the second morning, I had unbelievable improvement. I could barely walk even with ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
4/20/2014 5:20:01 PM

Reviewer: TeePee, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Prescribed for inflammation of the metatarsal joint on the right foot.Foot had mild swelling and was painful to walk on.medication relieved swelling and I was able to walk.I was totally pain free, body wise, during treatment period and had a lot of energy.After stopping, I experienced some muscle pain and fatigue.

Condition: Other
4/13/2014 7:49:25 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have herniated discs in my lower back and recently developed radiculopathy from impingement of the sciatic nerve. The pain was debilitating; I could neither stand nor lay down without literally screaming from the electric shock of pain. I would say this drug is a necessary evil under certain circumstances like this. The side effects are horrible. I'm on day 3 of the 6-day dose pack, and I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
2/11/2014 3:25:51 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I took it for electrifying pain in my back and joint. It really worked so far, I have one more day before I am done. I noticed a difference on the 2nd day. The blister pack is hard to read and it was a little confusing.

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