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13 Total User Reviews

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1-5 of 5
Condition: Inflammation of Skin caused by an Allergy
9/9/2011 4:03:08 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Inflammation of Skin caused by an Allergy
10/28/2010 11:46:11 AM

Reviewer: beachgal, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After searching for weeks for something to cure a massive poison ivy reaction, I tried fluocinonide. This worked immediately! I have always kept some on hand since discovering it. As soon as I notice the slightest reaction from poison ivy exposure, I use fluocinonide. The ointment prevents spreading and cures within a couple of days. It does not ease itching, but is so effective in curing the outb ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inflammation of Skin caused by an Allergy
7/13/2009 12:02:31 AM

Reviewer: AnnaT, 25-34 Female 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 prescribe this cream for a rash that was a result of costume jewelry that contained nickle. According to my family practicioner, its fairly a common allergic reaction. As soon as I applied the cream it relieved the itching/burning, I saw improvement the next morning and by 3 days time the rash was completely gone with barely any traces that it had been there. Which was remarkable because ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inflammation of Skin caused by an Allergy
7/6/2009 3:55:57 PM

Reviewer: aznative, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This is the only medication that gets results for my itchy hands. I have tried a lot of different things over the years. Skin allergies to dried grasses, acid from tomatoes and soaps.

Condition: Inflammation of Skin caused by an Allergy
6/17/2009 10:17:28 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was prescribed this medication to treat poison ivy rash. Because I had the rash on my stomach, it was difficult to follow the instructions that the ointment should not be covered in any way because of course I have to wear clothes! The ointment feels greasy and leaves a sticky residue on the skin. Regardless, the itching was greatly reduced and the rash was gone in about two days.

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