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    Condition: Skin Infection
    11/16/2014 8:10:13 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Horrible, horrible drug. Went to ER as my bouts with fever and uncontrollable shivering, fevers 96 to 103.5 in the space of an hour, several times a day and night were debilitating. ER doctor did every test, torso CT scan, ultrasound, blood tests, urine tests (very dark urine), as no organs were painful to his touch, called me an anomaly as he couldn't find the cause of the crazy fevers. Sh ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Skin Infection
    9/24/2014 8:42:35 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Was prescribed Bactrim for what the doctors thought was a boil that wasn't healing. Was prescribed Cephalexin and Bactrim and told the leave the area uncovered as the bandages and ointment potentially irritated it more to where it stalled healing. Day 6, the spot has healed up to a scab and is starting to shrink. Only bad side effect is extremely restless sleep. I'm tossing and turning all ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Skin Infection
    6/25/2014 12:05:15 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I'm on day 5 of 10 day does of 2 twice a day. My experience has been sweating, feeling of extrem hotness or coldness, constant headache, restless sleep if i even do get to sleep, fatigue ( yes some due to lack of sleep) pain in joints especially left hand fingers, fatigue to arms, in last 2 days trouble swallowing food.. I do have fibromyalgia and torn cartlidge in one knee and the side effe ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Skin Infection
    4/28/2014 11:03:33 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Within 6 hours of taking the medication one of my arms started getting achy and numb. Once I stopped the medication the problem went away within a day.

    Condition: Skin Infection
    4/28/2014 1:43:06 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Have major leg infection due to cellulitis. Was in hospital on IV getting vancomycin for 5 days as this infection will not respond to any other antibiotic including amoxicillin,keflex,penicillin,azithromycin,clinda mycin,doxycycline etc. Vanco is the IV drug that would even reduce the swelling (my left leg swelled up to twice its size from toes to mid thigh and was dark red and skin was all cla ... Show Full Comment

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