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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Avelox in NaCl (iso-osmotic) IV.

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Condition: Pneumonia caused by Bacteria
3/10/2014 11:29:58 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I must not be as sensitive to this drug as the other reviewers. It does cause a bit of a stomach ache, but then again, Cipro has always done that to me, too. Eat food before you take it and drink a full glass of water with it. It's strong. I felt better after about 22-24 hours, which has been typical of my history in antibiotics taking effect. Maybe ask your physician what things it is mos ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Pneumonia caused by Bacteria
6/6/2012 10:55:52 PM

Reviewer: never again, 45-54 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 had a full IV of Avelox while in the ER and it did nothing for it. In fact, I was ejected from the hospital because they knew they made a drastic mistake giving me medrol inhalation treatments (I am allergic to steroids) and the Avelox as well. Thank God my insurance didn't cover the seven day regimen the prescribed when I left. I was sicker when I left than when the ambulance took me to ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Pneumonia caused by Bacteria
7/5/2010 10:22:47 PM

Reviewer: melissa1965, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
this med made me feel worse,ive had swelling frequent urination,and ny bacteria infection seems to be worse it also made my copd worse,do not use this drug!!!!!!!!!!

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