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

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Condition: Acute Bacterial Infection of the Sinuses
10/7/2007 8:40:22 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Although it cleared my infection, I had to stop taking it due to feeling a loss of control of my emotions, followed by feeling weak, dizzy and ready to collapse.

Condition: Acute Bacterial Infection of the Sinuses
10/3/2007 1:13:59 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 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 2 days(1 per day) (was not exposed to sun), I broke out in a rash over entire body.

Condition: Acute Bacterial Infection of the Sinuses
9/26/2007 7:55:01 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
the scariest reaction I have ever had to an antibiotic...took it for 2 days and then had to change to another one because the side effects were awful...dizziness, tremors, elevated BP, nervousness. And I've never had any similar type of reaction to medication, ever.

Condition: Acute Bacterial Infection of the Sinuses
9/21/2007 9:59:24 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 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 had terrible side effects, they were as followed: isomnia, dizziness, diarria, weakness and numbness on left side of body, stomach upset, headaches,nausea, vomiting, pale, elevated blood pressure...I took this medication for 5 days and from day one it started. I went to the emergency room and complained that I was having an allergic reation to this medication. They treated me, then two days la ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acute Bacterial Infection of the Sinuses
9/19/2007 6:43:05 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 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 had horrible side effects. I woke up 5 hours after taking avelox with chest pains. It has now been 1 week since taking this drug. I have inflamed cartilage and tendons. In the possible side effects they list this as extremely rare. I'm not sure about that because I only took one pill and I am still paying the price. I have yet to find out if I will have any permanent damage. I would g ... Show Full Comment

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