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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Factive Oral.

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Condition: Other
11/1/2011 6:36:07 AM

Reviewer: m.k., 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My physician prescribed Factive for my tonsillitis, which has been recurrent throughout summer over the past few years. I took a 7 day course of antibiotics. On the afternoon of the 9th day, I noticed some red blotches behind my ears and over my chest. I have psoriasis so I dismissed it and thought that maybe my psoriasis was acting out. That evening, the blotches got way worse and I had a rash al ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
10/6/2011 12:53:32 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Prescribed as antibiotic during treatment of a tough infection. Took for a couple of weeks. No rash, but got extra extra fatigued and also very depressed which is not me, even while sick I am a persistent fighter. Doctor immediately stopped Factive and switched to different antibiotic, and I felt better only a couple of days later. Something was not right. Look up and READ the full Precautions ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
3/2/2011 11:28:58 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My Father-in-law's doctor prescribed me Factive for a sinus infection a few weeks ago. 9 days after the start of treatment (2 days after it was all finished) I broke out in a horrifying rash all over my body! I had never had an allergic reaction to a medication (or anything) before. The rash was the most awful experience, I could not stop thinking of the burning and itching (felt like the seve ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
2/19/2011 5:45:03 PM

Reviewer: treecrouse@aol.com, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
took 1 does before reading side effects unfortchantly,male 48 age. never had problem with ankle,cleaning up after cat ,probly 10 min. work,now ankle has been hurting 12days so far.in tendon area,i am no doctor but i do not think it is quincdense,no insurance.do not take this crap unless u want to take a chance on being a cripple.my name is terry crouse thomasville n.c.,just in case the manufactere ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
2/10/2011 3:18:18 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took a 7 day dose of Factive after still not getting better with a respiratory infection after taking a 5 day Zpack. On the 4th day after completeting the Factive, I broke out in a terrible itchy rash that started on my legs and is now covering my entire torso. I ran to the doctor and was given a one week steroid treatment. I am still not completely over my respiratory infection either. I sh ... Show Full Comment

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