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

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

Reviewer: Brenda, 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 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

Comment:
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

Comment:

Condition: Other
4/29/2014 9:27:39 PM

Reviewer: azithromycin 250mg, 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
after taking this on the 4th day, I could not walk on my right leg and my knee would not bend. severe pain. I had not had any trouble with my leg or knee before. has any body else experience this problem with z-pack

Condition: Other
4/20/2014 8:49:44 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Had bronchitis for 3 weeks. Was first given Amoxicillin which I thought cured me but after taking the last dose, a few days later it came back worse than before. Got a z-pack and within a few hours after the 1st dose felt much better though still alot of coughing at night. 2nd dose and the following night much improved with little to no cough at night I feel almost normal now. Still have 3 doses l ... Show Full Comment

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