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    Condition: Shingles
    2/10/2016 10:47:08 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    started meds within 1 day of diagnosis. Pain left shoulder blade, rib area and left breast. Really helped with pain, itching and numbness. But I am really tired but work 40hrs/wk anyway. Much better after 4 days of treatment but still tired, some nausea and headache. Overall pleased with medication.

    Condition: Shingles
    1/4/2016 6:21:15 PM

    Reviewer: sholly77, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Actually got the medication just within the 72-hour window for treatment. I had shingles on my left temple, eyelid, and cheek. The docs were worried about the shingles getting into my eye. Within a week, the pain and itching was basically gone, and the rash had scabbed over and cleared up. I did suffer a constant headache,pretty steady nausea, and felt pretty tired and out of it, but it was wo ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Shingles
    10/29/2015 9:11:33 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Starting taking the first day I had red bumps on my rt shoulder blade and pain. By day 3 the pain had lessened and the red bumps were already decreasing. I am currently on day 4 - still getting better but I have a constant headache and strong bouts of nausea from the meds. I will be glad when I'm done with it.

    Condition: Shingles
    1/25/2015 12:14:16 AM

    Reviewer: header1, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Very easy once I received meds from pharmacy! They had to order them in, took them 1.5 days to get them in so I was 1.5 days behind my treatment. The pain and growth got the jump on me- had them along my right side of neck, shoulder, down to my chest.

    Condition: Shingles
    7/10/2014 8:00:22 AM

    Reviewer: Jim-Ohio, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Received this medication within 2 days of symptoms. I was diagnosed with Shingles on top of my head traveling down to my left ear. Within two days my symptoms we're minimized. I had issues with taking it without food, so I ate something small each time to lessen the side effects of nausea. Also, I did feel somewhat tired most time and afforded myself 3-4 days to stay home and rest. I did pair ... Show Full Comment

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