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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Keflex oral.

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Condition: Other
8/10/2014 4:19:47 PM

Reviewer: Ben, 35-44 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 Keflex after having 2 skin cancers removed, to prevent infection rather than to treat it. Started feeling melancholy on the same day. Two days later I was seriously depressed and could not stop crying. This made no sense to me and is out of character. Fortunately it gelled with me that this must be a side effect of the keflex, so I stopped taking it. Made quick recover after that. I am c ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
5/19/2014 3:01:58 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Had absolutely no effect on my sinus infection!

Condition: Other
1/8/2014 5:48:21 PM

Reviewer: AC, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been prescribed this medication many times for tooth absesses or infections and it is the only one that cures my problem. Regular penicillin drugs never helped me at all. This also unlike the penicillin drugs will not give you a yeast infection and I never had any side effects.

Condition: Other
12/27/2013 3:05:57 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
did not work at all,had to take another antibiotic

Condition: Other
10/8/2013 9:35:24 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I given this to treat a URI and it actually did more harm than good. I had an allergic reaction to this medication, stay away if you are allergic to Penicillin. This gave me hives, breathing problems and a fever. After this episode the next day I had to go back to the Doctors for the allergic reaction and to get new medication anyways.

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