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Condition: Other
12/4/2008 8:04:21 AM

Reviewer: dea47, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took this for an infected root canal in Sept.Half way thru,the medication, I started with horrible cramps and other symptoms.Now its Dec.and yesterday I had an endoscopy and Colonoscopy,now I have ulceraative colitis.Never had anything like this before. I think this medication is horrible.I would never take it again.I would also tell other people not to take it.

Condition: Other
11/29/2008 4:32:28 AM

Reviewer: ashwolf83, 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 giving this medication to prevent infection from having a tooth extracted. A took it with food and with Activa. A week after the treatment was done I experienced extreme pain and cramping and had a lot of mucus coming out. I did not know that these were side effects because the dentist only warned me about diarrhea. Which I didn't have only softer stools. It wasn't until I was pres ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
11/29/2008 12:00:47 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was prescribed this drug for an infection related to a branchial cyst. I took it as directed - 300 mg. every 6 hours. It is the second time I've used the same drug and both times I became depressed. My back hurt so bad I could barely get out of bed. I'm generally a very positive, upbeat person and I've never felt such despair. After spending the day crying on the phone to various fri ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
11/23/2008 4:35:29 AM

Reviewer: squeegeeash, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Just before my root canal 2 years ago I was given this antibiotic by my dentist to control an infection and it gave me a UTI so bad that I was literally urinating blood and it caused me to become incontinent during the UTI (I was 20 years old and almost had to purchase adult diapers!). I am not a person that is prone to UTIs. I'd had 1 in my entire life before that one. It did not stop the ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
11/22/2008 2:35:10 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am four days into a taking it to prevent infection after a complicated tooth extraction. Things are going okay so far. I am a nurse, and as I read these reviews I am concerned that so many people simply choose to stop the drug without consulting with the prescriber. One of the most serious problems we have in health care now is that of drug resistant bacteria. Not all antibiotics kill all bacter ... Show Full Comment

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