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Condition: Skin Infection
3/21/2014 8:41:29 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My dog scratched my legs and I ended up getting cellulitis. I'm taking 2 Bactrim pills, twice daily. Then I'm on Keflex. Ever since I started the Bactrim, I have felt constantly nauseous. Loss of appetite, have lost several pounds. Very tired all the time, and my stomach gurgles a lot, perhaps it's gas? These symptoms are moderate. I'm only on day 3 or 4... My legs do look a bit be ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Skin Infection
1/9/2014 8:03:18 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
cellulitis in lower leg

Condition: Skin Infection
9/17/2013 8:55:43 PM

Reviewer: 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:
Took Bactrim ds 2x daily for 10 days for infection on my toe. By day 4 I was having extreme mood/mental changes- I was extremely angry & didn't know why-got much worse & stayed with me for almost 30 days after finishing medicine. Still experiencing cough, fatigue & kidney pain. Waiting for results of blood tests taken yesterday. I'm praying I don't have any long term health ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Skin Infection
9/8/2013 11:53:06 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Taking 10 day course for staph infection (boils under armpit and groin area.) From the first dose, I have felt severe nausea, constipation, cold sweats, skin rash, headache, difficulty swallowing, stomach pain and total loss of appetite (lost 12 pounds in 9 days!) Finished the course today hoping the side effects will subside! I imagine it is an effective antibiotic but will definately report thes ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Skin Infection
7/22/2013 12:22:39 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
A [presumed] spider bite on my toe started swelling up within 24 hrs. I am not normally allergic to bee stings or spider bites. Within 36 hrs, walking became very painful and the swelling had increased to 75% of my foot. Needless to say, I visited the doctor. This simple spider bite had turned into a Cellulitis infection. I have been on a generic version of Bactrim DS for 10 days now and have ... Show Full Comment

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