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    Condition: Other
    12/1/2015 2:36:54 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Hurt my thumb at work. After stitches I was prescribed this drug. I haven't gotten an infection, but I have had pretty severe constipation, lots noises coming from my gut. Now I am dealing with an itchy rash on about 50% of my body. Underarms, inner thighs, forearms, waistline, basically everywhere to some extent or another. Will request a different antibiotic next time.

    Condition: Other
    8/11/2015 1:08:50 AM

    Reviewer: 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:
    Diagnosed with hidradenitis suppurativa (red, swollen, painful bumps to form on the body in places where the skin rubs together). These had formed along the pantie line. At the end of the prescribed 10 days (2 oral capsules/day), the bumps were gone and I was pain free.

    Condition: Other
    8/8/2015 11:43:00 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Prescribed for me as a treatment for cellulitis. After one day I developed a skin rash and burning sensation on my skin.

    Condition: Other
    5/28/2015 1:20:29 AM

    Reviewer: 25-34 Female (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was prescribed pills for this drug after a bunionectomy and within a day of taking it I began to experience the most uncomfortable, awful, irritating yeast infection ever! The burning is really intense and came from nowhere. I am going to quit the medication because this suffering is not worth the side effects.

    Condition: Other
    4/14/2015 4:09:20 PM

    Reviewer: tooltall, 55-64 Male (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    using for infected tooth

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