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    Condition: Other
    8/25/2008 10:05:27 PM

    Reviewer: Palmer1994, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    The doctor did not culture the rash on my daughter's chin but simply prescribed Bactroban. She thought maybe it was Impetigo or some sort of bacterial rash. Well, after 7 days of use it was worse than when I was applying Caladryl on it. Today, I went back to the doctor and asked them to culture the rash. They did and also prescribed Augmentin to see if that might help. I hope the culture shows ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    7/11/2008 2:04:56 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was using this drug after having my large toe nail removed due to a fungus. After using Bactroban for 3 days I began to experience a burning sensation after appling the med. My toe was not improving and I was having more pain with the med than without. So after 9 days of suffering I decided to stop using Bactroban. My toe is now getting better.

    Condition: Other
    5/29/2008 1:10:41 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My 23 month old daughter's dermatologist prescribed this to help clear up her "open" areas from her severe eczema. There has been no improvement and actually since yesterday I think her skin is worse.

    Condition: Other
    4/8/2008 12:20:12 PM

    Reviewer: modart1@aol.com, 75 or over 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 cream was prescribed for me for what my doctor thought was MERSA. The culture tests showed it wasn't, but I wasn't told what it did show. I have been using it for six days & have seen NO improvement.

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