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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Zithromax Z-Pak Oral.

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Condition: Other
11/25/2008 2:20:00 PM

Reviewer: mgan9311, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Severe sinusitus caused by ???? Anyway I have been on this consecutively for about 8 years...everytime I get an infection this is what I get. And my chronic sinusitis keeps returning. I switched to bactrim to mess up the resistance factor there...lets just say the side effect of bactrim are much, much, much worse than that of the Z-pak. I miss the z-pak.

Condition: Other
11/24/2008 1:18:01 AM

Reviewer: mamaof2, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took the first days dosage which was 2 pills of 250 mg each and it made me so sick, i could not stand, lay down, sit down without feeling like i was going to vomit, fall over, get all light-headed and dizzy, got horrible stomach pains that made it extremely hard to breathe. I will not be finishing this medication. It is also prescribed for my son but before he has some horrible side effets from ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
11/28/2007 11:25:41 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I used it to treat a tooth infection. With in 2 days of taking the pills I felt completely better. The side effects kept me from finishing the pills, I was only able to get through three days worth.

Condition: Other
10/28/2007 8:16:11 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I suffer from irritable bowel syndrome. This anitbiotic, like others, has causerd stomach cramping and diarhea. I do like the fact that you only take it once a day for 5 days. The pills are small and easy to swallow.

Condition: Other
10/25/2007 10:01:06 PM

Reviewer: crazyred1313, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I LOVE LOVE LOVE THE Z-PAC......I have used it several times for various infections like bronchitis,uti,and ear infections.It was verry easy to use and effective!!!!

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