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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of cephalexin Oral.

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Condition: Other
12/31/2011 10:35:50 AM

Reviewer: jvd137, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Fell on left elbow had large Bursitis Sac. Took Cephalexin for full 7 days, had no side effects, no infections. Don't know why there are so many negative reviews.Will use again next time need arises.

Condition: Other
11/30/2011 8:20:14 AM

Reviewer: chelie2368, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Started taking for throat infection. Pills smell real bad, have diarrhea, headache, some dizziness, indegestion, and fatigue. I didnt realize that it could be from the meds as I am taking over the counter meds for my cough. After reading reviews now I see it could all be from these pills. I will ask for something different next time.

Condition: Other
11/28/2011 3:18:10 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I USED THIS MEDICATION FOR A BACTERIAL INFECTION. IT HELPED WITH THE INFECTION, BUT IT GAVE ME BAD BACK PAIN, SMELLY BURP AND FATIGUE. I TOOK THE FULL 10 DAY SUPPLY AND MY BACK IS STILL HURTING BAD

Condition: Other
10/21/2011 8:52:01 AM

Reviewer: yonder68, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Was prescribed this medication for an absessed tooth. This medication made me light-headed/dizzy and gave me a headache immediately. After taking for 3 days, I developed a yeast infection, diarrhea, nausea & vomiting. The side effects were so bad, I took myself off and called the doctor to prescribe something else. I've been off of it for 3 days now and I still have diarrhea, nausea, vomit ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
10/1/2011 1:05:59 PM

Reviewer: ga637@frontiernet.net, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Herpes outbreak on my lips following a dental appointment ...

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