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Condition: Bacterial Urinary Tract Infection
5/17/2015 2:45:37 PM

Reviewer: pinky, 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:
As the other reviewers have stated..this should never be prescribed. ..it is vicious. I became so, so sick. Hurt all over, chills, prickly felling in legs and arms, headache, dizzy !! I have never had side effects to anything before...DO NOT PUT THIS INTO YOUR BODY !!

Condition: Bacterial Urinary Tract Infection
5/14/2015 12:46:00 AM

Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Severe stomach upset after first dose, nausea, cramps, tired and dizzy...she tried for 3 days and cut down to only 2 times a day... then quit. Terrible medication

Condition: Bacterial Urinary Tract Infection
5/9/2015 2:22:07 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I felt nauseous and dizzy after taking the first pill. It makes me feel very tired as well. I've taken for 4 days and have decided to stop. It definitely works to clear up the UTI, as I don't have burning anymore but the side effects are horrible.

Condition: Bacterial Urinary Tract Infection
4/29/2015 3:07:21 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I'm not even sure exactly what type of UTI I have, but at the ER they told me I had a UTI (no symptoms). I went in after all night vomiting and diarrhea/dehydration and after tests was told about the UTI. I'm taking an anti-nausea med and this. I figured the continued nausea I've been having is related to my original problem, but decided to look online first before heading back to ER ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bacterial Urinary Tract Infection
4/25/2015 11:55:09 PM

Reviewer: 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:
I had a Horrible reaction to this medication, terrible pain throughout my entire body, chills headache, dizziness. My face has now broken out with fever blisters. I would never recommend or ever take this medication again.

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