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Condition: Skin Infection
3/31/2009 6:58:01 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
this medicine was perscribed to me for a staph infection. i have had several each time it was less effective. be sure to finish all of this medicine or it will come back worse

Condition: Skin Infection
2/28/2009 9:32:24 PM

Reviewer: Female (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
my son was on this med for acne. after a month it caused sleeplessness, hallucinations and depression. If I hadn't talked to parmachist and found out info on my own he could have ended up in a psych ward. Be very careful of long term use.

Condition: Skin Infection
2/24/2009 8:29:11 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
It's been almost 2 years since my daughter was prescribed this poison. It left her with permanant damage to her lungs, peripheral nerves, chronic fatigue and diarrhea. She was perfectly healthy before using this horrible drug.

Condition: Skin Infection
1/16/2009 12:54:39 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was given this drug as treatment for a nasty infection on my index finger (possibly MRSA). It worked quickly and effectively. However, on day 9 I developed a skin rash, starting with my ears, scalp, back then entire torso. Luckily only the back area itched. I am puzzled as I have taken sulfa drugs over the years with no problem. I am also disappointed to no longer have them in my arsenal of ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Skin Infection
1/5/2009 8:45:43 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My Daughter was given this medication for a staph infection. It worked quickly and effectively. Please take even this review with a grain of salt. Most posts here are by people with negative results, not positive or even neutral. If you have a negative side effect on a med, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. Don't read all these posts and assume! And for everyone's sake, either take ... Show Full Comment

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