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Condition: Bacterial Urinary Tract Infection
3/20/2015 1:20:17 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was prescribed Cyprofloaxcin (250 mg, 2x day) for a urinary tract infection. Just a few minutes after taking the first dose I began noticing major itching, especially in my facial/head area. My lips swelled and After about 1 hr developed a severe headache. I took the 2nd dose the next day and experienced the same symptoms. I have never been allergic to any medication that I've taken before u ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bacterial Urinary Tract Infection
1/13/2015 4:43:03 AM

Reviewer: twalt01, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
On 10/31/2011 I took a 14 day supply of ciprofloxacin for a UTI that has changed my life drastically. During the course of of taking Cipro the first thing I noticed was how incredibly weak my body felt and fatigue hit so hard I couldn’t keep myself awake for anything. I would sleep for days, calling in sick to work, somedays were so bad I couldn’t even manage the phone call and slept right throug ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bacterial Urinary Tract Infection
10/15/2014 4:22:11 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
The biggest problem I've encountered is that it has made me quite sleepy. I've also noticed the dizziness and light headedness that can be side-effects. However, they haven't been so bad that I've felt the need to discontinue taking the medicine. And it's worked for getting rid of my first, and hopefully last, UTI.

Condition: Bacterial Urinary Tract Infection
7/16/2014 12:12:24 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Began taking 2 @ 500 @ day @ 10 days for UTI three days after taking prednisone for 9 days for asthma problems. I think the prednisone brought on my UTI because it began the 8th day after beginning the prednisone. Today I just took my 4th ciprofloxacin. Urinating is easier already but a little concerned about all the side effects I've been reading here especially after taking the prednisone. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bacterial Urinary Tract Infection
5/29/2014 11:33:18 PM

Reviewer: Sherry, 35-44 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 only used this medication for 2 days due to the side effects. I had racing,pounding heart, increased hip and leg pain, severe stomach cramps. I have heart failure and back problems that cause sever hip n leg pain. I did not read any information before taking this, ( I usually do) I trusted my Dr knowing all my conditions that she would not give me something that had a chance of making them wors ... Show Full Comment

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