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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

Condition: Skin Infection
8/12/2008 2:58:37 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Several months ago, I used this drug to treat MRSA and it cleared up the symptom and I did not have any side affects. 10 days ago, I started using this drug to treat a boil on the back side of my leg. The boil has cleared up well; but as of yesterday, I began to experience hives, itching, indegestion, and a sharp pain at the right side of my head above my ear. The itching and indegestion is pre ... Show Full Comment

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