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    Condition: Other
    9/8/2015 2:17:45 PM

    Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    The doctor prescribed this medication to help prevent pneumonia. Well, it did that, but I got an awful rash on my feet, legs, arms, and back three months ago because of it. I have tried every remedy possible to get rid of this itchy rash, and nothing has worked. I never would have taken this medication if I had known that I was going to have to deal with this rash - I'd rather deal with pne ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    9/18/2014 10:43:03 AM

    Reviewer: on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Was prescribed this by an ER doc after a bee sting got infected. Certainly cleared the infection up quickly, but the side effects were horrible. Constipation, severe headache, swollen glands, and eventually a full-body rash and fever. Ended up going to my regular doc who had to give me a shot of cortizone to calm the inflamation. All symptoms disappeared within 1.5 days of stopping antibiotic.

    Condition: Other
    6/25/2014 2:45:17 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    People over 60 should not be prescribed this medicine with sulpha in it. I now know I am allergic to it and other 60 year olds probably are. I ached all over, still do 4 days after stopping. Vomiting, fever, diarrhea and still have a rash. Had to switch antibiotics to heal my bug bite.

    Condition: Other
    7/17/2013 3:35:09 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    1st time didn't work, so needed 2nd prescription..however 2nd time developed allergic reaction..large scale hives and skin erruptions over body...until 1 week after stopped medication...

    Condition: Other
    5/26/2013 8:15:47 AM

    Reviewer: toni fecke, 19-24 Female (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I don't like the side effects but it has been helping the last two I'm taking this medication for whatt started out wit a spider bite

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