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11/17/2010 10:12:46 AM

Reviewer: rural3, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)


Current Rating: 1

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Current Rating: 3


Current Rating: 1

put on this in ER for severe headache and numbness of right side. Had lots of side effects some of them being what I came in for. The most serious I found out the day after they admitted me was kidney failure. I was down to 28% of kidney use. They tell me it should come back but now am stuck in hospital til my numbers go down. DO NOT USE THIS DRUG. Two of us had the same complication that ni ... Show Full Comment

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9/10/2009 1:47:34 PM

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


Current Rating: 3

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Current Rating: 3

Got it through IV for 14 days. I lost hair, got low blood presure, haemaglobin was low, tired, muscle cramps, irritated veins, spotting among others...

Condition: Other
10/10/2008 9:13:35 PM

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


Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5


Current Rating: 1

Was put on this for treatment of viral menengitis. 10 days in hospital and 3 days home health. Had BAD halucinations and gross hematuria requiring rehospitalization for another week. Microscopic hematuria still showing up in urine. Was informed by 3 doctors it was side effect of this medication.

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