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Condition: Acute Bacterial Infection of the Sinuses
2/3/2008 1:05:53 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My husband has taken 4 of his 6 doses and has hallucinated since it started. He talks and does strange things without being aware. It is really scary. I threw the rest out.

Condition: Acute Bacterial Infection of the Sinuses
2/2/2008 6:23:04 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was told to take this with "FOOD", I ate toast for breakfast and went to work. I was so dizzy, that I couldnt stand. I called the Dr to let them know. I was told to split the pill and take 1 half at a time. That was day 1, Im now on day 3. I have been taking 1 half in the am with a "BIG" breakfast and the other half with dinner. No dizziness, my sinus are clea ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acute Bacterial Infection of the Sinuses
2/2/2008 5:30:21 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 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 am allergic to penicillin and cephalosporins, so my antibiotic choices are fairly limited. Avelox worked VERY quickly and VERY well for me. I didn't even need oral steroids with it. I always take it with dinner, and have a probiotic tablet with it as well. I have had no problems whatsoever with Avelox. I have had problems with Levaquin making my knees very weak and sore. Tequin worked ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acute Bacterial Infection of the Sinuses
2/1/2008 8:55:27 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I experienced severe diarrhea and muscle, joint, and tendon pain while using this medication. Next time, if it's a choice between this and the sinus infection, I'll just deal with the sinus infection.

Condition: Acute Bacterial Infection of the Sinuses
1/29/2008 8:59:16 AM

Reviewer: tigerlily0401, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was prescribed this medicine for 10 days due to a chronic sinus infection. On day 4 I took the medicine and within 15 minutes my heart was racing, I was dizzy, and my whole body felt as if it was shaking when it wasn't. It resolved within a few hours. Took the medicine on day 5 and the symptoms mentioned above were much worse and still have not fully resolved 12 hours later. I will not t ... Show Full Comment

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