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Condition: Other
10/7/2014 7:14:52 AM

Reviewer: angry user, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was prescribed Levaquine for middle ear infection and sinusitis. No culture made! I took 6 days of 2 times 500 mg of Levaquine a day. Day 7 I threw last pill away. Three days into my treatment I had horrifying pain in my Achilles tendons. I was on a holiday, had to ask for a wheelchair to even go from room to restaurant. 14 days out, my Achilles tendons felt like rupturing. I wasn't able t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
6/29/2014 2:46:42 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This drug has been a miracle drug for me! I'm 16 and have had chronic sinusitis since I was 12. I recently suffered from a terrible sinus infection that was treated with augmentin and steroids. I have been augmentin at least 15 times in the past 2 years and it's getting to the point where I am becoming immune to it. This infection led into bronchitis and I was given a codeine syrup. M ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
4/2/2014 8:31:43 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had a sinus/ear infection that was treated in the past with other long term antibiotics and eventually, surgery. I needed this antibiotic about 2 months after surgery. It has really made an improvement.The best advice I can give is if you need to take this medication, take high potency Omega-3, multivitamins, eat bananas (or another source of potassium)and drink lots of water too. They helped me ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
3/27/2014 7:20:54 PM

Reviewer: big daddy, 45-54 Male 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 an ingrown toe nail with a cut on top of my toe. Was given this med for infection before nail removal. I took two doses of this med and my right knee has absolutely been about to kill me pain swelling and cellulitis in my left leg. Do not take this medication for anything.

Condition: Other
2/28/2014 8:23:42 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
have not finished, but I want to know side effects

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