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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of azithromycin Oral.

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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

Condition: Other
2/24/2014 10:40:22 AM

Reviewer: 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 bad sinus cold...and i felt horrible..upon taking this medication the first day..i began to feel better!..am on day 3 and is continuing to improve and feel better! no side effects at all.

Condition: Other
2/21/2014 2:03:32 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Severe sore throat and worsening congestion over seven days, throat culture came back negative, spiked 103 fever on day seven morning, started Zpak; within 24 hours felt much much better. Amazing medication, very thankful!

Condition: Other
2/16/2014 12:48:29 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Was prescribed by Urgent Care facility for Bronchial infection. After the third pill condition improved by came down with bad abdominal pain and stopped using it.

Condition: Other
12/22/2013 2:37:45 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Was prescribed azithromycin a few days ago in the form of the 5-day Zpack. I took my first dose 36 hours ago and have been experiencing persistent stomach cramping and watery stool. I am not planning on continuing the treatment as the side effects are far more painful than the original symptoms, and also because other posters have mentioned that these painful side effects can continue for days aft ... Show Full Comment

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