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8/11/2015 1:08:50 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

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Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Diagnosed with hidradenitis suppurativa (red, swollen, painful bumps to form on the body in places where the skin rubs together). These had formed along the pantie line. At the end of the prescribed 10 days (2 oral capsules/day), the bumps were gone and I was pain free.

Condition: Other
8/8/2015 11:43:00 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

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Current Rating: 1

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Prescribed for me as a treatment for cellulitis. After one day I developed a skin rash and burning sensation on my skin.

Condition: Other
5/28/2015 1:20:29 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

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Current Rating: 1

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I was prescribed pills for this drug after a bunionectomy and within a day of taking it I began to experience the most uncomfortable, awful, irritating yeast infection ever! The burning is really intense and came from nowhere. I am going to quit the medication because this suffering is not worth the side effects.

Condition: Other
4/14/2015 4:09:20 PM

Reviewer: tooltall, 55-64 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

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Current Rating: 3

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using for infected tooth

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12/28/2014 5:12:04 PM

Reviewer: MsDLG, 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

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Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

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Current Rating: 1

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My Mom was prescribed 250 MG to be taken 4x per day for two swollen fingers that occurred in succession over a two-day period. After taking this medicine, within the first 24 hours, a third finger swelled and, additionally, the affected hand and wrist progressively swelled. She now has been diagnosed with Gout over top of an infection. So, no, this antibiotic did not improve the suspected under ... Show Full Comment

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