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    Condition: Other
    1/5/2008 2:23:40 AM

    Reviewer: Michael R, 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I had what appeared to be a nasy cold for several days. It got to be where I almost was unable to talk because my throat was so irritated. By the end of day two on cephalexin my cold was almost gone and I could talk normal. The morning of day three I had a severe breakout in hives over most of my arms and legs. The doctor confirmed I'm allergic to this drug. A strep test conducted after, well, ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    12/16/2007 10:41:53 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Kept me up all hours of the night. Was perscribed for post op of opening of the sinus's due to chronic sinus infections.

    Condition: Other
    12/16/2007 9:38:09 PM

    Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I am on this medication post-op from having jaw surgery & it has caused severe genital itching/possible yeast infection, affected my taste buds and appetite (I don't want to eat anything because everything has a bad, bitter after- taste) and has possibly caused severe constipation, although that could also be due to the percocet. Not sure what I am taking this for exactly, but the side ef ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    11/23/2007 10:03:46 PM

    Reviewer: Jlynnlee, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I got put on it to prevent an infection in my leg where I had a cyst removed. I had a really bad allergic reaction to it. It kinda scared me, but luckily I got off of it before it hurt me as bad as it could have.

    Condition: Other
    10/17/2007 1:29:15 AM

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    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

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