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Condition: Urinary Tract Infection due to E. Coli Bacteria
10/10/2009 3:29:17 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
problem clears up for 2 or3 weeks, then is back again. Is there something to take daily to keep E-coli from returning?

Condition: Urinary Tract Infection due to E. Coli Bacteria
10/7/2009 11:07:15 PM

Reviewer: Mary, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Within 30 minutes of taking the first pill I had a very strong allergic reaction. Started with itching in palm of hands, feet and groin area. Hands started to swell and hives covered my body and I was shaking. Called 911 which they wanted to transport me to hospital. Never again will I take this medicine. This is the first time I have been allergic to any medicine. Be careful and check all si ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Urinary Tract Infection due to E. Coli Bacteria
10/4/2009 9:45:30 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Took the first pill and woke up the following morning thinking I had the flu. I experienced chest tightness, cough, extreme fatigue, joint pain, and nausea. I thought it was my infection getting worse so I took the second pill and continued to experience chest tightness until I looked online at possible side effects. Called my doctor and she said to stop taking it and take benadryl to alleviate an ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Urinary Tract Infection due to E. Coli Bacteria
9/20/2009 7:18:14 PM

Reviewer: tcde, 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 took macrobid for a uti, I was on the 5th day of taking it when I had my reaction. I almost died from it. I had severe trouble breathing, chest pain, severe headache and neck pain, high fever, hives on arms legs and stomach, back pain & severe joint pain. I knew it was an allergic reaction because it was the only thing I was taking. I took it in June and didn't feel back to normal unti ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Urinary Tract Infection due to E. Coli Bacteria
9/18/2009 3:24:55 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
First before I say anything this medicine did get rid of my urinary track infection because cipro could not. I started taking macrobid because I had a urinary track infection and I took it for a week and it caused severe constipation but the pharmacist said what caused that was because I was taking phenazopyrid and the two combined can cause constipation, ok well when I stopped taking the phenazo ... Show Full Comment

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