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Condition: The Flu
3/14/2015 1:06:50 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I'm am a flight paramedic who was diagnosised with the flu 1 1/2 days after onset of symptoms. I was prescribed tamiflu by my request due to having an advanced certification test the following day and not wanting to reschedule. I started the dose that morning and had the nights dose follows by the morning dose. At this point I became really confused and had trouble speaking. I was unable to re ... Show Full Comment

Condition: The Flu
3/8/2015 11:39:40 AM

Reviewer: ShoreMom, 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:
I'm amazed at how Tamiflu worked! My 11 year old daughter was running a low temp in the evening but when she woke the next day it was 102.7º so we took her to the pediatrician and she was diagnosed with flu. Started Tamiflu that afternoon and the next day her temp was down to 100º and other flu symptoms were not too extreme. She never had stomach upset but we did make sure she ate a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: The Flu
3/5/2015 11:46:08 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
first dose alleviated severity of my sore throat and violent cough and high fever but headaches and loose stools severe with each dose; nausea has been manageable but sleep is poor and have had strange dreams; after second dose, woke up with rapid heart beat and have since developed hot rash, welts and blisters so have stopped med and will call doc. I worry about Stevens-Johnson. Have taken Ben ... Show Full Comment

Condition: The Flu
3/4/2015 9:46:13 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
It caused visual hallucinations, severe headache, rapid heartbeat. It did get rid of the fatigue and stuffy nose within one dose, however, the risks outweigh the benefits... Very scary!

Condition: The Flu
2/22/2015 4:54:34 PM

Reviewer: Jamie, 0-2 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My 2-year-old daughter was exhibiting signs of flu (fever of 102 and vomiting). We quickly used video chat to obtain and fill a prescription. Within 24 hours she appeared to be better. We found it difficult to administer the suspension because she didn't like the taste, but it was well worth it.

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