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Condition: Other
3/14/2012 8:21:40 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am waiting to see a neurosurgeon as I have swelling in my brain and was prescribed this drug - I have had horrible side effects - bloating, dizziness, aggressiveness, insomnia, puffy face, swollen eyelids - horrible, horrible, horrible drug. I am hoping to take something else to reduce the swelling, but the side effects are horrible. I feel completely out of sorts and even if it's working, t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
2/8/2012 10:20:57 PM

Reviewer: Timtoo, 55-64 (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was given 2 1/2 tablet at ER as a one time dose for severe swallowing problems due to a thoat infection with ear and lymph gland association. withi9n 8 hours my pain was greatly improved.

Condition: Other
10/8/2010 10:48:41 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was given 2 1/2 of these pills in the E.R. due to a swollen and sour neck and throat from an unknown infection to my tonsils. The following day I noticed a huge decrease in the pain, swelling and tenderness. Seems to have worked great for me. It was given one time, and one time only. I really had no side effects at all. Works great! A+!!

Condition: Other
7/29/2010 3:53:13 AM

Reviewer: hodgekim, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
shattered toothe do to a fall in the middle of the night. Only taken four doses so far and the relief is great. having toothe extracted by oral surgeon tomorrow. nervous as hell and can't sleep from anxiety...but sure the relief will be....can't wait for the pain to stop!!!!

Condition: Other
7/21/2010 2:01:58 PM

Reviewer: melissalynn1989, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Currently taking this to reduce swelling from a shattered tooth that I will be having surgery on. This is a tough med to take as it causes severe mood swings, irritability (you will become a raving b itch) and hunger. And the hunger especially sucks when you can't eat due to the teeth pain. But, I will say this - it does reduce the swelling. If your doctor insists, then take it, but if you hav ... Show Full Comment

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