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    Condition: Itching
    3/5/2016 6:46:03 AM

    Reviewer: 45-54 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Drowsiness is an issue so I found taking ½ pill each night worked best. Cut it in half and see what happens.

    Condition: Itching
    2/27/2016 10:20:54 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Helps the itching a bit but with how sleepy it makes me for the next couple of days is not my favorite.

    Condition: Itching
    1/16/2016 1:42:04 PM

    Reviewer: geriatric docs needed, 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    makes me so drowsy and dopey in the am cannot take it for fear of not taking other meds at right time and going out of house.

    Condition: Itching
    12/4/2015 12:34:19 AM

    Reviewer: 45-54 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 was using benadryl before this but I suffer from rls restless leg syndrome but now with this it does help the itch yes I'm a little groggy in morning but goes away fast after work starts.

    Condition: Itching
    10/27/2015 2:27:06 AM

    Reviewer: Buddy, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I suffered severe peripheral neuropathy with both itching and burning in my extremities after a bout of acute liver failure. This drug was a lifeline for me because I was so sick. But I do not like the drowsiness, so I figured out how to fix that. I take my nightly dose no later than 6pm and go to bed about 11pm. Next morning I have less problems. Ask your doctor about taking it earlier. i also c ... Show Full Comment

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