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1-5 of 5
Condition: The Flu
1/14/2013 9:21:22 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Terrible skin rash and agitation. Hallucinations and night mares. Very expensive and not worth it.

Condition: The Flu
4/4/2012 9:48:06 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have the flu and it has not helped much!!

Condition: The Flu
3/3/2011 2:40:48 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
My twelve year old daughter has influenza b and was prescribed this medicine, but this medicine has provided her with little to no relief of the coughing, fever, and vomitting. Thus, not allowing her to get the rest she needs to recover. I wanted to make her a hot toddy like my mother used to do for me; that instantly relieved and in many cases cured my cold/flu like symptoms. Modernity in medi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: The Flu
3/1/2011 11:12:00 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
This medication is not a cure-all for the flu. It's primary intention is to reduce the length of the flu/symptoms. It does not reduce/eliminate them. The flue generally lasts roughly 2 weeks, this medication is meant to shorten the length to 1 week or less. My 6yo son has been vomiting and diarhea while on it. However he is drinking water, gatorade, and still eating so we will persist through ... Show Full Comment

Condition: The Flu
10/24/2009 5:31:06 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
my son was given this medication to treat the flu and it has not lessened the symptoms associated with the flu. i really think it has been a waste of time......

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