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Condition: Preventive Treatment of Vivax Malaria
9/4/2013 10:48:55 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Took the medication for 9 months while deployed to Afghanistan. Since starting I have had the worst and most vivid nightmares of my life. During one such nightmare attacked someone in the room with me. I have also been diagnosed with depression, a possible result from this medication. Despite being off it for several months the problems still persist.

Condition: Preventive Treatment of Vivax Malaria
3/5/2012 12:07:40 AM

Reviewer: Radar, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Prescribed for military deployment to Afghanistan. No problems for 1st month (once per week). After one month--amazing "hi-def" dreams. Next came most HORRIFIC dreams screaming to awakening! Scared hell out of room-mate! Changed to doxicylene ASAP! Don't take this shit! YIKES!!!!

Condition: Preventive Treatment of Vivax Malaria
7/21/2010 10:10:11 PM

Reviewer: KingoftheTeam, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Not sure if I was ever exposed to Malaria but frequented areas that required preventive measures. Only side effects eperienced was diarrhea and strange dreams.

Condition: Preventive Treatment of Vivax Malaria
11/21/2009 4:19:50 PM

Reviewer: steve, 19-24 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
being stationed oversees, it was necessecary for us to be on this. i took the drug for 1 week, did not make it to the second dosage. i had a siezure a couple days after taking my first dosage.

Condition: Preventive Treatment of Vivax Malaria
11/5/2009 10:48:32 AM

Reviewer: Desert Fighter, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Was prescribed this medication for prophylaxis treatment. Was on it for almost 3 months. First 3 - 4 weeks I experienced vivid but not overly troubleing dreams. By 4th week I became very agressive and had difficulty sleeping. After two months began to experience anxiety and paranoia (thought co workers were "out to get me"). At 9 weeks I experienced "night terrors" the night ... Show Full Comment

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