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Condition: Other
11/13/2008 1:09:29 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was prescribed this medication for root canal therapy; taken for 10 day @ 3 times per day. Had not tooth pain or swelling but was told there was an infection. It is now day 7 and after reading some of the other reviews, I realize that some of the things I have been experiencing may be as a result of this medication. Have been having headaches, extreme lower backpain, soft stools, dizzy/nervou ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
11/12/2008 10:57:16 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was prescribed this strong antibiotic over the phone by the endodontist on call after my root canal the day earlier; I had severe pain in my tooth and jaw. About 4 days into the treatment I thought I was dying from rectal or colon cancer when I started going to the bathroom 10 times per day w/ bright red blood! I am in the medical field and know to take antibiotics w/ food which I did. I ca ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
11/11/2008 9:34:31 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I had a 30 yr. old root canal redone d/t an infection at the root per xray. The Dr. told me this would stir up the bacteria and to expect swelling, etc. He started me on Penicillin, and by Day 2 it was rapidly increasing in size and pain. I called him the next morning and he prescribed Clindamycin. I too felt a bit of GI discomfort, but tried always eating after the pills, taking a lot of liquids ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
11/3/2008 5:56:53 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
it caused me to vomit within minutes of taking the drug prior to dental work

Condition: Other
10/30/2008 3:51:18 PM

Reviewer: hardtopjeep02, 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I don't know why people bash antibotics so harshly. Maybe you should understand exactly what they are before thinking that all medicine is going to make you feel better. I had a serious infection from one of my wisdom teeth and needed to be put on this immediately. I guess I'm one of those people that understand that this is a short time medication 7 days max and unless I have a bad reacti ... Show Full Comment

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