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7/2/2014 5:44:19 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Was given clindamycin 300mg 4x day for 10 days for tooth extractions and infection. When taking the drug, it made my stomach upset, mild nausea, and dry mouth, but it killed the infection. Now 2 weeks after completing the treatment I have diarrhea, urinary urgency and dysuria. I will never take this medicine again! I don't know what to do, no insurance, no money to pay for a doctor, so I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
6/29/2014 6:40:12 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
3 weeks after taking this medication, I have bouts of diarrhea sometimes not making it to the bathroom I have heavy responsibilities and can't afford to be like this!! and don't have insurance.. took medication for a tooth abscess would not have taken if I had known about the serious side effects now I don't know what to do to stop the diarrhea...

Condition: Other
6/25/2014 11:38:45 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was diagnosed with Strep throat and initially given 500mg of Penicillin to take 3x daily for 10 days. 3 days after completion, my strep throat came back - so the second time I was given Clindamycin: 300mg to take 4x daily for 10 days. In order to avoid most adverse side effects many of the other comments indicate, I did the following routine: (1) Take supplemental Acidophilus daily to replenish ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
6/20/2014 11:31:02 AM

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 was given clindamycin as a precaution when having a tooth extracted. I am allergic to Amox and I am pregnant so this was the drug my dentist prescribed. I have had horrible heart burn and have been extra achy since i have been on it - all of which i thought was just a symptom of pregnancy, not due to the drug. On day 3-5 of taking it, i developed an awful rash. I stopped taking it yesterday (day ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
6/16/2014 10:31:37 AM

Reviewer: kkdidit2xs, 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:
My Doctor gave this to me for a lump of some sort in my neck, and for the white stuff all over my throat. Nothing else has worked. been on this for 4 days, now I have diarrhea, and since day one I have been sick and very tired. 300 mg 4x day. I feel like throwing up all the time. this is truly a very horrid drug. I am going to stop taking it today. Calling my doctor. My stools are dark brownish bl ... Show Full Comment

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