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    Condition: Bacterial Urinary Tract Infection
    3/18/2016 12:47:57 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    This medication is horrible. I have a terrible UTI, when I started taking the medication if felt that my UTI was getting better but on the 4th day it felt like my UTI was back. Ive been noticing how exhausted and tired Ive been feeling. It kills my stomach and I have been taking a florstor with it so I dont get a yeast infection. At night its the worst I feel like I have the flu. Chills, cant warm ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Bacterial Urinary Tract Infection
    2/28/2016 1:59:24 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Pretty much the same as the rest of these reviews. I feel horrible; body aches, nausea, bad back and abdominal pains, fatigue, headache, I mean do I even need to go on. After 2 days out of the prescribed 5 I'm done. Calling my doctor first thing to get something else! Stay away from this drug it is the devil!

    Condition: Bacterial Urinary Tract Infection
    1/30/2016 11:23:09 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I experienced severe shortness of breath on this medication and was actually hospitalized. The emergency room doctor diagnosed me as having pneumonia and wasn't even interested in the drug I was taking. This was 2 years ago. I was recently was given the same medication for a uti because there was never an established reaction. when I experienced the same shortness of breath I myself con ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Bacterial Urinary Tract Infection
    12/10/2015 11:56:22 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    It works but I am so nauseous and tired. Will be calling doctor to get something else. The side effects are worse than the U.T.I.

    Condition: Bacterial Urinary Tract Infection
    11/4/2015 10:26:16 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Have taken only 3 doses for a UTI and will not take anymore, last night started with shortness of breath, I am extremely tired and dizzy, and tingly, cannot make it into work. This is worse than the UTI, waiting for a call back from my doctor to change to something else. The side effects are terrible. It really should not be prescribed after seeing so many negative reviews.

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