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Condition: Other
8/9/2012 9:12:43 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My son is 3yrs old and has Nephrotic Syndrome (MCD) and just got put on this medicine last month. He hates taking it b/c it tastes so bad. So we tried the pill form which he did well with, but the pills are making him very nauseated and causing him to throw up. Not impressed with this medicine so far.

Condition: Other
6/10/2012 7:55:27 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After 9 months of chronic hives with horrific, constant itching, I gave up on dermatologist who had put me on an assortment of creams and prednisone and went to allergist who this this med. Rash totally subsided over two weeks at 100mg/day. After taking it for 2 months, doc began down to 50mg/day Friday, but over the weekend, the welts are returning, with same viscous itching. (Sheets are cover ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
5/29/2012 12:47:01 PM

Reviewer: tony, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I took the drug for eczema and it eliminated the scabbing etc that I had. I haven't taken the drug in at last two years and I am still dealing with the side effect. Cyclosporine comes from mushrooms which have psychological effects. What happens to me is that when I scratch I get an intense exremely pleasureable rush. The relief from scratching is not understood but it is related to opia ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
9/6/2011 10:39:49 PM

Reviewer: 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 am using this for cronic hives because of the Alpha -Gal I have. How long can I take this. I have had it over 1 week . I have had hives for 4 months streight. It appears to work. If I stop will they come back.

Condition: Other
5/26/2011 3:46:05 AM

Reviewer: DakotaDee, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was put on this medication a year almost two years ago. My doctor up and quit on me and I had only a few days left, knowing I can't miss a dose of this medication my parent's heart doctor started perscribing it for me. He then recomended a doctor in Dallas Texas.. Now this doctor and my parent's Heart Doctor are trying to get me off this medicine, I honestly hate having to take it, I ... Show Full Comment

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