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Condition: Bacterial Infection with Bronchitis
10/20/2013 5:10:05 PM

Reviewer: mizzou alum, 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Biaxin is working for my bronchitis, however, the diarrhea is very troublesome. It has also caused my tinnitus to worsen.

Condition: Bacterial Infection with Bronchitis
9/2/2013 12:52:28 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The bronchitis cleared up, but the side effects were horrible. I had diarreah for the 5 days I was on it, had a 'strange' feeling like yeast was growing in my body, and adrenalin was going to my intestines (feeling 'scared'), with my skin itching and feeling so sick I almost wanted to die. Attacks of diarreah started again 2 1/2 weeks after I stopped the drug, and still continues 2 ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bacterial Infection with Bronchitis
5/7/2013 8:02:20 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i took this medication before finding out i was pregnant with my son in 1998. he was born with congenital heart disease, has had 3 open heart surgeries, is autistic, has a seizure disorder and many other health issues. DO NOT take this medication if you think you might be pregnant!

Condition: Bacterial Infection with Bronchitis
1/30/2013 6:36:32 PM

Reviewer: danielle, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
so so good. I just started taking this medication for bronchitis. I have ten more days to go.

Condition: Bacterial Infection with Bronchitis
12/29/2012 12:37:14 PM

Reviewer: elsalita, 55-64 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 had bronchitis for almost 2 months and finally succumbed to antibiotics! Biaxin was chosen because of my penicillin allergy. I noticed that began improving within 36 hours of starting the drug. I also was not informed about the unusual taste which came in the middle of the night. I have not found the unusual taste a problem during the day, maybe because I'm eating throughout the day. I just ... Show Full Comment

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