Reviews written by saoirse

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February 02, 2014
Overall rating 
 
1.8
Overall satisfaction 
 
1.5
Efficacy  
 
3.5
Lack of side effects 
 
0.5
Medicines
Bactrim's Side Effects Too Much For Me

I was prescribed Bactrim for a Urinary Tract Infection. It worked for my bladder infection, but I had a painful side effect: open sores developed in my mouth. The second time I was prescribed this same "sulfa antibiotic" was for a sinus infection that moved to...

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saoirse
January 31, 2014
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Overall satisfaction 
 
4.0
Efficacy  
 
4.0
Lack of side effects 
 
5.0
Medicines
Lidoderm Helps Me

My pain specialist has prescribed Lidoderm Topical Patches for painful and hypersensitive areas related to my work injury. I wear the patch for 12 hours, then remove it for 12 hours (if it hasn't fallen off yet). It helps a lot with the painful hypersensitivity along...

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saoirse
January 31, 2014
Overall rating 
 
2.3
Overall satisfaction 
 
2.5
Efficacy  
 
3.5
Lack of side effects 
 
1.0
Medicines
E-mycin and I didn't get along...

I have chronic sinus infections so doctors have tried various antibiotics on me over past years. When I took E-mycin, I believe it would have helped my infection, but I experienced very uncomfortable gastro-intestinal side effects from the medication. I might have been able to tough...

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saoirse
January 23, 2014
Overall rating 
 
1.2
Overall satisfaction 
 
1.0
Efficacy  
 
2.0
Lack of side effects 
 
0.5
Augmentin for me? No thanks.

First, let me explain that I have taken penicillin, Amoxil, Amoxicillin, and other penicillin-based antibiotics since I was a small child with tonsilitis and during my entire adult life. I never had any problems with these medicines. So when a doctor prescribed Augmentin for...

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saoirse
January 23, 2014
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Overall satisfaction 
 
5.0
Efficacy  
 
5.0
Lack of side effects 
 
4.5
Medicines
Sinusitis and Ceclor

I have had chronic sinusitis for many years that requires antibiotics. My bouts of sinusitis occur 2-3 times every year and have been a problem for over 20 years. I am allergic to Sulfa antibiotics. Fortunately, I'm not allergic to penicillin so I'm able to...

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saoirse
January 22, 2014
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Overall satisfaction 
 
5.0
Efficacy  
 
5.0
Lack of side effects 
 
4.5
Medicines
Phenergan helped me

I have been prescribed Phenergan at different times in my life for short periods of time, weeks or few months at a time. I had Phenergan prescribed for the flu, but most often doctors have prescribed Phenergan to combine with my pain medication or other medicines that nausea me...

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saoirse
January 22, 2014
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Overall satisfaction 
 
4.0
Efficacy  
 
4.5
Lack of side effects 
 
4.5
Medicines
Serax and Me

I was prescribed Serax years ago for anxiety and panic attacks. It was one of many different anti-anxiety medications the doctor rotated and tried for my problems. In my experience Serax is not a fast-acting medicine which gives you fast relief. It seems to take...

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