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Condition: Pink Eye from Bacterial Infection
6/26/2012 3:10:26 PM

Reviewer: G Fisher, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Works well to fight the bacteria, also fights your wallet. The 3ml bottle sells for over $86...multiply that by 3 people in the house with pink eye and you have $265 in very expensive eye drops.

Condition: Pink Eye from Bacterial Infection
6/14/2012 10:16:20 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Do not use, especially on kids! This antibiotic is much more expensive than others that usually work $95 vs $6, and this type of antibiotic has side effects including death, induced arthritis (in rabbits), and negative impacts that show up six weeks to a year later. The antibiotic works by disrupting DNA. It has been pulled from market due to these risks for most other applications. If your genet ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Pink Eye from Bacterial Infection
4/18/2012 10:41:42 AM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Pink Eye from Bacterial Infection
12/17/2011 4:00:15 PM

Reviewer: allibean, 3-6 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My son was attacked by a pitbull. We tried several eye drops/creams to get rid of the bacterial infection caused by his injuries before we found this drug. Love it. Have used it in both of my children for pink eye as well. People complaining about the side effects should research their prescriptions a lil mote before using them. I thoroughly research anything I give my children so I understand all ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Pink Eye from Bacterial Infection
11/4/2011 12:43:15 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This medication cleared up the puffiness, red eye and puss within just a few hours. However, being on day 4 of a 5 day dosage I have noticed some hives on the face and stomach. I will definitley be lettibng the Dr know.

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