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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of cefepime IV.

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15 Total User Reviews

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1-5 of 5
Condition: Infection of Bone
11/18/2010 5:07:56 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Comment: I am in my 4th week of 6, the taste this drug leaves in my mouth is medicinal. No food taste edible, it causes nausea,headache and chills.

Condition: Infection of Bone
8/24/2009 8:06:33 AM

Reviewer: Floral Designer, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am in my 4th week of 6, the taste this drug leaves in my mouth is so medicinal and wretched that no food taste edible, it causes nausea, no amount of tooth brushing or gargling will get rid of it. It has made me vomit, I get chills, I just started getting a sore throat and can't swallow. This drug has horrible side effects that they really play down. I am going to ask my Dr. to prescribe s ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Infection of Bone
8/9/2009 10:53:45 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Infection of Bone
4/21/2009 3:31:12 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
only been on for 4 weeks,suffered for 5 years with mrsa and pseudomonas,colonized in both hips due to brown-recluse spider bite.praying it will cure me.nausea,tiredness some weight loss.will all be worth it if it works.have been on too many iv anti-biotics that haven't worked.if anyone has serious infections,get to a dr that will get you on correct anti-biotics asap,i have just about lost my l ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Infection of Bone
12/7/2008 11:25:48 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Severe muscle spasms, seizure-lilke.

1-5 of 5

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