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Condition: Skin Infection
1/27/2008 9:25:41 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Went in to clinic for cellulitis on leg. Received Bactrim DS. by 5th day, blood pressure shot up to 180/100, pulse 106.Had severe lower abdominal cramps resembling the pain of kidney stones - I've had 2 of those in the past. Developed itchy rash on inside of arm.Severe diarrhea, anxiety, muscles and joints became sore.BEWARE!!! have tests for allergy to this drug before taking, this drug is on ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Skin Infection
1/20/2008 7:20:30 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I think that if a DR. is perscribing this drug they should ask you if you are allergic to Sulfa!!My daughter was given Bactram because she had an allergic reaction to Guardisil, now her whole body is broken out and she is miserable!!I would like to know how long the rash lasts before you start seeing any signs of improvement or getting any relief? I hate to send her to school like this, other kids ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Skin Infection
1/14/2008 12:07:17 AM

Reviewer: no more sulfa, 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Was given this medication to treat staph infection. Took it for an entire week and on the last couple of days started to develop red circular blotches on my arms. The rash spread like crazy to my legs, stomach, back, and neck. Needless to say, turns out I'm allergic to Sulfa. Totally scared the life out of me, dr. said the reaction is called erythema multifume. Scary stuff, beware of sulfa!!! ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Skin Infection
12/31/2007 9:42:43 PM

Reviewer: sandy r, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
was using for a spider bite possibly a brown recluse. after 72 hrs i show no signs of bite healing or redness disapating

Condition: Skin Infection
12/20/2007 8:34:23 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 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 took this drug for staph infection- it worked very fast and was quite effective, however- the side effects were terrible. i had vomitting and stomache upset, headaches, and felt tired. the benefits of the medication outweighed these side effects.

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