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Condition: Skin Infection
5/9/2008 12:00:28 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:
Got MRSA from my roommate. I had to take a whole week off work while I was on this. Dizzy, headaches, fatigue etc. Basically you feel like you have a really bad hangover for the whole duration of use. I think it is b/c this dehydrates you. Drink lots of water! Also, my roommate took the same meds and had a severe allergic reaction to them (hives and felt like he had the flu).

Condition: Skin Infection
4/12/2008 10:43:36 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My daughter and I both had painful staph infections. This cleared it right up and I was more than thankful. The only down side is that the pills (for adults) are huge and hard to swallow. they also have a bitter chalky taste.

Condition: Skin Infection
4/7/2008 1:42:51 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
using for treatment of MRSA staff infection as a wrestler I get this more often than the norm and have tried several remidies It Does its job, But at the expense of neasuea, deep pain headache, and severe cramping/Muscle soreness. There are other drugs that more effective without the side effects ie. cephflex (spelling?) I reccomend duckin this med and asking for something else for me the ab ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Skin Infection
3/30/2008 11:48:03 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Cleared up after 2 pills but i have been sick to my stomach for three weeks now bad head aches and joint ackes and still having these effects not sayin its the pill but all this didnt start till i took those pills

Condition: Skin Infection
3/16/2008 9:56:22 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
After 4 days of treatment began developing rash on neck, chest, inside of arms. It is helping the staph infection I think, but the itchy rash in beginning to become unbearable. Think I'll stop the medication and revisit dr. tomorrow.

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