12 patient evaluations for Mesalamine

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CarynH
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CarynH
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 43
Condition: Crohn's Disease 4 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
I am: n
I have:
Crohn's Disease

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Jul 11, 2015 (Started Jan 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Crohn's Disease)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2.4 g Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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fluboe
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fluboe
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 40
Condition: Crohn's Disease 7 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: g
I have:
Crohn's Disease

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May 31, 2014 (Started Oct 05, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Crohn's Disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 4800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: For some reason the Oregon Health Plan (new Obama-care insurance) does not cover Asacol HD 800mg TBEC. My recent flare-up may have been exacerbated because I ran out of the medication and couldn't get it refilled. For the last 2 weeks I have been paying out-of-pocket for it and it is EXPENSIVE. I will have to either find another medication option on Monday or work on the appeal process (which looks like a pain in the ass). Until then I will be paying out the whazoo for it because it is the only medication I know of that really can keep me in remission without noticeable side effects.
Cost: $200+ monthly

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patrickgpking
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patrickgpking
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 23
Condition: Ulcerative colitis
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
I have:
Ulcerative colitis

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Nov 24, 2012 (Started May 10, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Ulcerative colitis)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily

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TheRecklessJK
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TheRecklessJK
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 21
Condition: Crohn's Disease
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
I have:
Crohn's Disease

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Jul 1, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Crohn's Disease)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: If it helps you, go for it but it never really helped me.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Brown Warrior
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Brown Warrior
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 52
Condition: Ulcerative colitis
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
I have:
Ulcerative colitis

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Mar 2, 2012 (Started May 29, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Ulcerative colitis)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Pills are rather large
Cost: < $25 monthly

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calebegg
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calebegg
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 26
Condition: Ulcerative colitis 3 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: None
I am: b
I have:
Ulcerative colitis

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Feb 28, 2011 (Started Aug 06, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Ulcerative colitis)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Abel Nightroad
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Abel Nightroad
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Severe
57 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: b
I have:
Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia)

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May 19, 2010 (Started May 20, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Other)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: Asacol simply doesn't work for me. Never has. It seemed to have no effect at all. That includes side effects.
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 1, 2009 (Started May 20, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Other)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 4800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: For some people this may work. Not for me.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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1953anniew
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1953anniew
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Little
Fatigue: Little
Sleep: Little
Stiffness: Little
function: Some
external_stress: Most
Stickman: little
Description:F62y
FM:8y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jan 8, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Diarrhea)
  • side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.2 g Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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ADN27
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ADN27
Gender: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 0
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Low
24 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
GAD

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Nov 20, 2009 (Started Apr 12, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Ulcerative colitis)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.2 g Daily
Advice & Tips: Take as perscribed by your doctor.

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mser245
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mser245
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Jul 11, 2008 (Started Apr 28, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Other)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily

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