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Condition: Skin Infection
9/24/2008 11:31:17 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was prescribed the Bactrim DS twice daily for 10 days after a large abscess on my leg was drained... I took it for 9 days. It caused the first and only migraine I ever had in my life, and I was given a shot of imitrex to relieve it. I had hide grade fever between 101 and 102, and now, after taking the last pill about 4 days ago, I have experienced hives every day since the last one I took. I hav ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Skin Infection
9/22/2008 10:29:36 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was placed on Bactrim DS twice per day for seven days for a boil on my face (staph infection). On the second day of tx developed mild itching, felt spacey, low grade fever, loss of appetite and insomnia. Took 13 out of 14 doses and after two weeks of stopping treatment, I still have generalized itching / low grade fevers in the afternoons of 99.1 - 99.4, feeling of warmth all over face. Boil i ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Skin Infection
8/30/2008 9:49:47 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Ive been taking this medication for the last 4 days. I have been expirencing ichy skin yesterday and today, I also started feeling nausea today accompinied by a migraine.

Condition: Skin Infection
8/30/2008 2:32:48 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This Rx has cleared up my MRSA but has made me nauseous and have a terribly dry mouth. No matter how much water I drink my mouth still feels dry and gritty. But my MRSA is gone and the related incision is nearly healed.

Condition: Skin Infection
8/15/2008 6:03:41 PM

Reviewer: ryldisc, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I am taking Bactrim for a skin infection and have experienced extreme insomnia every night. I have also seemed to have extra energy during the day, almost frenetic. Most worrisome has been a difficulty with breathing that I experienced when exercising on a rowing machine--I found it hard to draw in enough air and had to consciously try to make my chest relax. I did not experience this when usin ... Show Full Comment

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