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Condition: Vaginosis caused by Bacteria
12/9/2013 9:47:50 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I started out only soaking in apple cider vinegar..didnt work..then used rephresh gel..didnt work...used the "metro" gel prescribed by my doctor didnt work...went to the store and bought bv treatment inserts and oral pills...didnt work..i tried folic acid with probiotics..didnt work. i suffered from bv for 3+ months and flagyl was the only thing that cured my bv!!

Condition: Vaginosis caused by Bacteria
12/2/2013 4:40:20 PM

Reviewer: EVA , 13-18 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Definitely killed my infection after 2 months of not being diagnosed, so that was great. But what WASN'T so great was the side effects. Bitchy mood change, extreme nausea and loss of appetite, terribly dry mouth that I've been drinking 32 ounces of water every hour, and a mixture of constipation and diarrhea. I also had the dark urine for the first couple of days. The pill itself is super ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Vaginosis caused by Bacteria
10/30/2013 5:04:45 PM

Reviewer: nancyga13, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have had to take this medication several times, its disgusting. It doesn't matter what I drink or what I eat, the taste lingers all day long. Also bad nausea with this medication. It works getting rid of the infection but taking it is horrible.

Condition: Vaginosis caused by Bacteria
9/26/2013 12:46:26 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on this medication several times for BV. I am very intune with my body & notices signs immediately. I take Flagyl pill form because my insurance charges $50 for the gel & when you suffer from this repeatedly the cost is too much. My only complaints would be the terrible taste as the pill starts dissolving as soon as touches tongue. I swallow it with water (empty stomach fine)th ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Vaginosis caused by Bacteria
9/10/2013 3:16:46 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This drug works, but give me horrendous headaches. I just called the doctor to tell her I want off of it, and I prefer the gel! I feel horrible, weak, dizzy and my head is killing me. I've taken it before and could stand the headache, but not this time. Nothing, absolutely nothing will stop this headache, even when taken with food. The taste in your mouth is bad enough - but a migraine on ... Show Full Comment

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