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Condition: Bacterial Urinary Tract Infection
2/5/2015 2:10:22 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Because I have difficulty swallowing large pills and uncertain that the pills would be as effective crushed,I opted for the liquid form on the advice of the pharmacist. I completed the seven days as directed and felt fine until the evening of the seventh day when I had excruciating pain in my left side just under my rib cage.I thought it was a gas pain and took, gingerale, hot tea, maalox, and f ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bacterial Urinary Tract Infection
12/27/2014 12:27:41 AM

Reviewer: 13-18 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This made my UTI worse. I had severe stomach pain and it kept me up at night. The symptoms of my UTI have become much more of a nuisance than they were before.

Condition: Bacterial Urinary Tract Infection
10/23/2014 11:40:24 PM

Reviewer: Carolyn, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
The only problem I had was swallowing the large pill. I cut the pill in half and that way I could swallow it.

Condition: Bacterial Urinary Tract Infection
7/17/2014 1:05:29 PM

Reviewer: bactrim os, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
no change in my health

Condition: Bacterial Urinary Tract Infection
5/20/2014 4:05:11 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
By the time I got this medication I had been drinking cranberry juice and plenty of water and was feeling better from the UTI but test showed I still had one. Took first pill at night and woke up feeling like I had the flu, horrible stomach cramps, nausea. Ate yogurt with each dose and drank plenty of water. Kept it up for 5 days, on the 5th day I tried to do some everyday tasks (just straighte ... Show Full Comment

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