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Condition: Other
10/12/2014 9:33:09 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Inner earache, including tinnitis, that won't go away for a year. I have severe abdominal cramps w/a bit of nausea after taking 3 days of this med. I have stopped the z-pack. The inner earache and tinnitis still exists.

Condition: Other
7/20/2014 9:00:41 AM

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

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Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

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Current Rating: 1

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I ended up in the emergency room after taking the first dose of this medication. After taking the first dose my blood pressure and pulse rate jumped sky high. My pressure is usually way below normal and was 178/98 pulse 125 when I arrived at the ER. The cardiologist that attended me thinks it may have been an adverse reaction from one of my other medications. I take Micardis for my blood pressure ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
6/5/2014 8:34:20 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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After 3rd day of taking my hands were swollen and skin was very red with blisters. Had to hold ice bag for 2 days to keep my hands from hurting; the pain was very bad. Once medications was out of my system my hands then peeled from having the blisters. Will never use again.

Condition: Other
5/4/2014 11:14:31 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

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Condition: Other
3/9/2014 8:03:23 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Prescribed for infection due to abscess tooth after round of K-flex failed to relieve all the discomfort. After Day2 on 5-Day Azithromycin Tablets 250mg, pressure and discomfort was greatly lessened, but unable to sleep at all that night with fits of sweating. On Day3, suffered from a general weakness, abdominal pains, sudden chills, constipation, loose stools, and excessive sinus discharge. Th ... Show Full Comment

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