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    9/6/2015 5:18:37 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I began taking this medication for an infection in my gums. One day in I developed an enormous abscess inside of my mouth. Woke up with severe swelling on my face. The pain was unbearable. I wanted the infection to clear up and subside the pain from my mouth so I continued taking it. Then I developed headaches, fatigue and worse - extreme diarrhea and bloating. Now I'm on probiotics and other ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    7/27/2015 2:39:58 AM

    Reviewer: RkoRne, 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:
    Taken this three times total. First was initial infection of left parotid gland. Second and third infections of left submandibular gland 6 months apart, 3 years after parotid. Very satisfied with this medicine. Worked flawlessly for me. Currently on the third 'event' on day #6 of 10 day antibiotics. So far the third is clearing up nicely. I experience no side effects whatsoever. I am other ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    7/21/2015 6:09:36 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I had rectal hemorrhaging from this drug. It is a side effect and scared me to death!!! Once I stopped this med the bleeding stopped. Saw doctor and confirmed the drug was the issue/cause of the bleeding.

    Condition: Other
    6/3/2015 4:58:41 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I started taking this medication to clear up an abscess that started around a crowned tooth. Little did I know I must have had a really bad and deep sinus infection as well. About 2-3 days after starting the clindamycin and huge and disgusting amount of drainage came out of my nose when I blew it. It was so disgusting it made me throw up. I wasn't sure though if it was the smell of the muc ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    5/10/2015 6:14:52 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: 5

    Comment:
    I had a wisdom tooth and molar in front of it surgically removed. One week of excruciating pain later I found out I have cellulitis. I was prescribed Clindamycin 300 mg every six hours for ten days. It worked beautifully after only the first night! Can're say I am a fan of the side effects though. Terrible taste, bubbly pain in my middle chest and back (not heartburn), feeling like everythi ... Show Full Comment

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