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Condition: Bacterial Urinary Tract Infection
7/27/2014 4:06:45 AM

Reviewer: tinalouize, 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:
I had a bladder infection, I took the first pill and fifteen minutes I was shaky,it has been about 3 hours now and I am so nauseated that I want to cry. I hate this medicine. No wonder the pharmacist said to me that if I started to feel sick to stop right away and call the doctor and have him prescribe another antibiotic, obviously she knew what I was in for...I just flushed all the pills down the ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bacterial Urinary Tract Infection
7/22/2014 2:21:13 PM

Reviewer: mstevenssmrfld, 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
First pill made me dizzy, headache and chest pressure. I thought I was having a heart attack when I went to bed 3 hours later. I will not take this med aain

Condition: Bacterial Urinary Tract Infection
7/9/2014 10:59:07 PM

Reviewer: 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:
Started taking on a Sunday night, ended up in the ER Monday evening. Muscle spasms, cough, chest pain (like bronchitis, not a heart attack), dizzy, fever, chills, anxiety (weird, I know), general discomfort. Muscle spasms were the worst. Had appt with dr on Tuesday so told him I didn't want to take it anymore. He says he gives it to lots of patients and they have no problems with it. I f ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bacterial Urinary Tract Infection
7/7/2014 9:07:02 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Oh, so much easier on the body than Bactrim! Only issue is a headache if I don't stay hydrated enough. Water/Gatorade/water and take w/ milk and life is good.

Condition: Bacterial Urinary Tract Infection
6/6/2014 12:54:31 PM

Reviewer: Kathleen, 65-74 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 had been on this by my doctor by phone, I have used them for 5days, and had horrible side effects , rigors, shivers breathless and very unsteady. I had also headaches and palpations, I went back t to the dr today say I really can't carry on with side effects,when I picked my prescription, the reception said the Dr wanted a sou.That was on Monday, as I said went to the Dr, and she said stoppe ... Show Full Comment

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