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Condition: Shingles
5/5/2009 7:17:35 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Due to internalizing my stress, I first was diagnosed with an inflammed occipital nerve, had swollen lymphnodes and then when my scalp starting itching and hurting everytime I touched it, my doc then realized I had shingles as well! (and I'm in my 30's) Started the meds immed. and found great relief within 2 days. Really recommend drinking ALOT of water, that seemed to help me with the na ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Shingles
4/27/2009 5:06:28 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I just started taking this a few day's ago and I notice a difference the sores are not spreading anymore. This is the first time I have had Shingles. I have a problem with the 5 times a day I keep forgetting how many I have taken and have to dump out the bottle to count the pills. The price was the major factor in taking this one.

Condition: Shingles
4/26/2009 6:57:58 PM

Reviewer: ritabook, 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:
Was diagnosed in my early 20's with genital herpes. After the first outbreak, I was never plagued again! Now at age 57, I developed shingles on the left side of my neck, chest, eyelid, and inside my left ear. I had no idea what it was but happened to be seeing my oncologist for something else, and he recognized it as shingles. So, after only about 36 hours of the outbreak, I started this med a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Shingles
4/25/2009 5:20:37 AM

Reviewer: alaskapip115@yahoo.com, 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:
This medication seems to be working very well. I have been takeing the med. for nearly a week now and my shingles have not spread. There is no itching but at times a burning sensation. this is the first time I have had shingles and I am 65 years old. I am sure a large amount of stress in my life at this time has caused this condition

Condition: Shingles
3/24/2009 6:39:31 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
First time to use this drug, used Valtrex the first time, very inexpensive compared to Valtrex. Nausea, diarrhea, not hungry feeling,very thirsty. Only taking 2 times daily, because of the side effects lasting for six hours, then gone.

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