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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of cephalexin oral.

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Condition: Other
3/7/2014 5:56:54 PM

Reviewer: dean, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was prescribed this medication as a post-op routine. This antibiotic caused me loss of sleep, tightness in my chest, soreness in the upper respiratory tract and a general feeling of illness. The other side effects such as gas in my stomach was minor and tolerable. I shall never take this medication again

Condition: Other
2/15/2014 2:17:37 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I'm finding all the low reviews to be filled with people who either didn't take the full course of the drug, some only taking a couple of days of it, many more probably inadvertently and nonchalantly mentioning the didn't take it for more then half the time required. In one case a woman gave the drug a low rating after saying her doctor misdiagnosed the problem and had ignored her comp ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
2/5/2014 5:55:48 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
its supose to be for spider bites

Condition: Other
1/28/2014 7:34:08 AM

Reviewer: webmd.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:
I am taking this prescription for an upper respiratory infection with a very sore throat, body aches, and fever -- was unable to eat or sleep. I had almost immediate relief of symptoms after taking the medication and have had none of the side effects described by other reviewers. I wonder if people only review drugs if they have a bad result...

Condition: Other
6/3/2013 8:35:46 AM

Reviewer: thomasenj, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I developed headaches and severe stomach cramps and pain

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