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    Condition: Other
    2/23/2016 10:19:42 AM

    Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Dentist prescribed 500 mg three times a day for 10 days for a nasty absess in a tooth/gum which resulted in severe pain and swelling. The major pain was literally relieved overnight and was gone as was the swelling within 72 hours. Did continue for the prescribed 10 days. No noticible side effects. This has been my go to drug for dental issues for years. It's cheap, it works!

    Condition: Other
    11/27/2015 4:12:10 PM

    Reviewer: Female (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Ok I am an ER doctor and am wondering first of all why keflex would be used at all as a first choice antibiotic for a urinary tract infection. It is very powerful and will kill a host of normal bacteria as well as those in the intestine. ALL broad spectrum antibiotics can lead to yeast infections and diarrhea for this reason not just this drug. Current recommendations for uncomplicated urinary i ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    9/10/2015 2:24:47 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    i had the liquid version of this prescribed to me after i had surgery and my mouth wired shut for a broken jaw. medicine was prescribed to prevent infection after surgery upon release from hospital. medicine had a good strawberry flavor to it. had it prescribed in liquid since i was unable to open my mouth since it was wired shut.did not experience any side effects from it . came in the pink color ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    10/19/2014 5:14:53 PM

    Reviewer: lola62400, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Given keflex after breast cancer surgery while I had drains in. Within 24 hrs. I began having severe bm's, severe exhaustion, headache, joint pains, dizziness, and broke out in blisters around the drain sights. I am allergic to PCN so I was concerned when I was put on this. My Dr. felt the side effects would be minimum compared to keeping infection out of the drain sights. NOT! I will never al ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    10/18/2014 10:08:41 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I was prescribed Keflex (500mg) after I had shoulder surgery. At day 8, I began having stomach cramps, chills, low grade fever, and diarrhea. All symptoms except diarrhea subsided after discontinuing use, as advised by my physician. Diarrhea continued for one additional day. However, bowels have not returned to normal (3 days after stopping).

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