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Condition: Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or Sinus
4/1/2012 8:11:13 AM

Reviewer: what for, 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:
Taken a 7 day course and still exactly the same as before I started them

Condition: Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or Sinus
2/17/2012 8:50:47 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Have finished the course but have been left with a dreadful sore mouth/throat. Throat very fuzzy and there is a big white patch on the side of my tongue. Toungue itches and tingles and I feel I want to clear my throat all the time but can't! Yuk! Thought I had developed oral thrush and am now on Nystatin, but no relief so can only think (having read the posts on this site)that it is the SIDE E ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or Sinus
1/7/2012 8:02:13 AM

Reviewer: ace1965, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I took two days worth, moring of the trird I woke up covered in hives! Calling the Dr. today to see about another medicine! No other side effects to this medicine, yet!

Condition: Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or Sinus
12/30/2011 6:33:12 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have use Biaxin several times over the years to treat acute sinus infection and bronchitis. I have always been satisfied with it's results. YES, it does have afew unpleasant side effects, however I feel the results are worth a metallic taste in my mouth.

Condition: Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or Sinus
8/16/2011 5:59:10 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
If you don't have a strong constitution, do not take this drug. You will find the majority of other peoples comments are negative. I had eaten as directed before taking the pills for the first time. Shortly after I experienced chills, a headache, uncontrolable shaking and stomach pain. I then threw up for over an hour. I hadn't thrown up in 30 years prior to this episode. If I had research ... Show Full Comment

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