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    Condition: Skin Infection
    11/24/2008 6:57:57 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    TAKING FOR Absessed skin infection, took it for 5 days, on 5th day, got horrible hives, itchiness.Off of them, minot side effects I could deal with, dry mouth, loss of appetite, but this, Oh no..I havent taken the med since Frid , still having hives -side effects.but I need to be on antibiotics so I dont have a reoccurance.

    Condition: Skin Infection
    11/2/2008 11:46:45 AM

    Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    felt a little nausea and headaches at the start of medication, but this subsided.

    Condition: Skin Infection
    10/19/2008 8:20:20 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Bactrim destroyed my daughters health. Left with chronic bronchitis, peripheral neuropathy, fatigue. It is not worth the risk.

    Condition: Skin Infection
    10/14/2008 8:07:41 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Severe allergic reaction. Swollen/aching joints. Swollen face and hands. Severe headache/fever. Sweating. Took 5-10 days to recover once stopped using.

    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

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