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    Condition: Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or Sinus
    5/6/2015 9:09:56 PM

    Reviewer: sf36867, 55-64 Female 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 only taken one of these and normally would not write a review so soon. I have had an extreme sore throat for 4 days, sinus and low fever. Dr. prescribed in case it is bacterial and not viral due to a really stressful situation I am dealing with now. I feel better already, BUT . . . I am writing the review because I see so many negative reviews saying they are taking this while on Stat ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or Sinus
    3/8/2015 7:30:34 AM

    Reviewer: purple haze never again, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Side effects made this a terrible choice despite what appears to be an improvement in sinus infection. I echo others who have noted severe impact to psychological well being. I too thought I was losing my mind. Sleepless nights in a recliner, restless. Was already traumatized from a severe nose bleed and trip to ER prior to an ENT referral then this RX prescribed. I don't normally experie ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or Sinus
    2/23/2015 7:05:06 AM

    Reviewer: william Shakespeare, on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I was prescribed this med because I had a sinus infection that lasted 2 months. Usually I can kick a cold without medication prett quick But I finally threw in the towel. After the first dose my mouth dried out and it tasted like I had been chewing on the pill. In the middle of the night I would either wake up from night terrors or that taste in my mouth. Im on day 7 and I only have 4 pills (2 a ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or Sinus
    1/2/2015 4:23:57 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:

    Condition: Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or Sinus
    8/14/2014 10:44:25 AM

    Reviewer: Amalie, 45-54 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 was on the meds for 4 days for a bad cough. I still have the cough. The meds were very hard on my body. Vaginal rawness, constipation, then hemorrhoids. I've been suffering from the meds for weeks now. I wish I hadn't taken them.

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