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    Condition: Other
    11/7/2015 9:02:15 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    took this combined with another antibiotic ( I forgot that name) for a spider bite. I take one 300m mg every 6 hours for 14 days. I have 3 days left and so far so good. my goose egg size lump on the underside of my left upper jaw where the spider bite was is reduced tremendously. I do have stomach pain at times, very soft stool ( not diarrhea) and feel tired however its manageable.

    Condition: Other
    5/21/2015 5:31:37 PM

    Reviewer: Dee, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    For dental extraction. Broke out in hives took Benedryl immediatly but it took two full days for the hives to completely go away. I found out I'm allergic now to all drugs ending in mycin.

    Condition: Other
    2/2/2015 12:14:26 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My husband was taking Clindamycin for cellulitis infection. On the seventh day of taking the medicine he broke out in hives over 90% of his body, throat and lymph nodes were so swollen he was short of breath, his hands and feet went ice cold and became dizzy. The hospital said he had an anaphylaxis reaction to this antibiotic and had never seen an allergic reaction that bad. They were able to sta ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    8/29/2014 2:11:00 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    when i got the medicine i took it right away 1st day it was ok then 2nd and 3rd day was fine but when it got to the 4th day of taking it i was feeling very weird its not really help me to much but it did take down swelling down on my tooth i think the mg are to high its 150 mg i'm not use taking that high of a mgs at this point i jst need get the tooth out

    Condition: Other
    7/8/2014 4:47:38 PM

    Reviewer: James, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Used for pre/post oral surgery. Experienced heartburn like symptoms (once), upset stomach (multiple times) and loose stools. Essential to take with plenty of water. Infection not fully resolved.

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