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    Condition: Shingles
    8/9/2009 7:52:55 PM

    Reviewer: applebee5418@hotmail.com, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    after 3 days the pain is unbearable urination is difficukt. body aches frequent and constant..

    Condition: Shingles
    8/7/2009 3:32:23 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    noticed healing of sores the next day.

    Condition: Shingles
    7/25/2009 11:53:21 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Although my shingles rash did disappear, I was so sick from the first day that I took this medication that I could not continue it. It caused vomiting, dizziness and the feeling that I had the flu. I cut my dosage down drastically from what was prescribed because I could not leave the house for work,etc. 800 MG 5X a day, too much for me.

    Condition: Shingles
    6/14/2009 12:20:50 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    The medication worked as promised however, on the 7th day of treatment I awoke with vomiting. I had not experienced any unpleasant side effects until then.

    Condition: Shingles
    5/30/2009 9:49:14 PM

    Reviewer: sufferinsilence, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I began my first experience with shingles in February 2009; it was not diagnosed as such until I began a high fever in May, feeling like I was coming down with the flu, and continuing with the three month old massive rash on my chest, up to my chin, and around the back of my neck. The Dr prescribed Acyclovir 800mg tabs (1 pill), 5 times a day...after purchasing the first 30, and not being able to ... Show Full Comment

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