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Fostair

09/02/2024 | | 76 moderated by Henry
beclometasone dipropionate, formoterol fumarate dihydrate (200/6) for Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Too often runs out of propellant or product with many actuations still showing on counter. Also have had a case that refused to allow any gas to escape, therefore useless. Sent back to Chiesi UK, but their response is weak and defensive. Currently using a ventolin case which does work well. Was told it might not give correct dose, but better that than no dose. Don't think Chiesi care that much.
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Depixol

24/11/2023 | | 22 moderated by Susan
flupentixol decanoate (20MG/ML) for Schizophrenia

I feel tired all the time, like I went through some terrible infection best way I can describe it. It is horrible, I had to spend so much money trying to find something to counteract this sedating feeling. 0/10 from me, never go on flupentixol. It also made me sexually numb, I can't feel anything when I see a hot woman.
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Olanzapine

01/11/2023 | | 40 moderated by Philip
olanzapine (15MG) for Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

If you don't mind weight gain and withdrawals worse than anything. It does it's job and keeps my thoughts regulated on the Plus side
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Flucloxacillin

01/10/2023 | | 56 moderated by Susan
flucloxacillin sodium (500MG) for Otitis media (ear infection)

OMG this medicine makes you feel SICK to your stomach. other antibiotics don't, but this does. i can barely sip a drink without gagging. horrible. taking it for a bad ear infection but i hate how it makes you feel so sick. woke up at 3am feeling sick, still feel sick. awful drug.
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Femoston

31/08/2023 | | 55 moderated by Susan
dydrogesterone, estradiol hemihydrate (0,5/2,5MG) for Premature menopause

I was on Femoston for years Starting with the lower dose. At first it improved my moods but the night sweats never really went away for long then came back with a vengeance. I also had terrible day sweats and my moods changed again. I changed to Evorel after seeing a consultant. Since starting the patches everything feels a lot better. Better sleep Better skin and my bones ache less. I don...
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Fostair

14/08/2023 | | 57 moderated by Henry
beclometasone dipropionate, formoterol fumarate dihydrate (Fostair NEXThaler 100micrograms/dose / 6micrograms/dose dry powder inhaler (Chiesi Ltd)) for Asthma

I have been on this for 4 weeks now once in a morning and once at night. It has changed my life. I feel like a person without asthma I feel 100% cured. I sleep soundly and night, used to always start wheezing when I lay down but not any more. I can now exercise without any wheezing afterwards and I can train much harder. It may not suit everyone but it has been amazing for me. It is certainly w...
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Flucloxacillin

29/07/2023 | | 38 moderated by Henry
flucloxacillin sodium (500MG) for Impetigo

Prescribed for impetigo above brow. First day I called 111 as I was a little concerned my lips looked weird: went really white and swollen in bumps. Had no other allergy symptoms so was advised to continue. Correct, lips feel better, still dry but no longer swollen. Anxiety has started to get a hold of me as of day 2 and today I am suffocating. Really panicky, anxious and depressed. I am going ...
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Fostair

05/07/2023 | | 56 moderated by Susan
beclometasone dipropionate, formoterol fumarate dihydrate (6mg) for Asthma

I have been given the neither,I have told the doctor I can't use it. It needs to be sucked hard,and when I have a bad day with asthma I haven't got the strength. Also the powder is agitating the cough, and I can feel it crunching between my teeth.like others have mentioned, you can't tell if its worked either,counter doesn't work,its useless. It was better in an aerosol type ,no dust/powder ,an...
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Valdoxan

16/09/2022 | | 36 moderated by Henry
agomelatine (25MG) for Depression

I was prescribed valdoxan and took it for 2 years. It made a difference for me and really eased my depression and anxiety. But I would wake up everyday unmotivated. I ended up getting a sports blood test and was diagnosed with h pylori. I wish I did this 2 years ago because it causes depression and anxiety. Within weeks of treatment from my naturopath I was ready to come off the valdoxan so I t...
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Primolut N

21/07/2022 | | 29 moderated by Charlotte
norethisterone (5MG) for Miscarriage

I had a PCOS my doc recommend me to take beta HCG test and it was negative 2.5 level on 21 June & I start taking medicine primolut N for 6 days. I feel nausea & vomit in days I had again check beta HCG is was 61000 level on 21 July the same day I start pain like a period and see some blood clot & hurry I went to the doc and I found it's a miscarriage. Not sure but I believe it's just because o...
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Xanax

21/07/2022 | | 24 moderated by Susan
alprazolam (0,5MG) for Anxiety & panic disorder

This drug has saved me on a thousand occasions, from generalized anxiety, panic attacks up to situations of severe insomnia, where the next day I had to get up early to go to work. I have always considered it a life-saving med: it is an excellent anxiolytic and I consider it very valid also for those suffering from sleep disorders, because it does not leave heaviness or drowsiness the next day,...
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Valdoxan

08/07/2022 | | 58 moderated by Susan
agomelatine (25MG) for Anxiety disorder

I was prescribed this medication during an extremely traumatic period in my life. I had increased nightmares, disturbed dreaming, migraines, nausea, headaches, restless leg syndrome, anxiety, jitters, heartburn and sore neck, back and aching muscles and finally exhaustion. I lasted 13 days until people started saying how tired I looked. I then read the side effects and immediately stopped. ...
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Flucloxacillin

04/07/2022 | | 43 moderated by Philip
flucloxacillin sodium (500MG) for Otitis media (ear infection)

I am taking this for an ear infection, which an ear spray did not shift after a couple of days. The capsules taste burnt, but otherwise taking them is fine. I experienced some intestinal gas, but not that much. The major side effect on the second day is acute anxiety. I take an SNRI for depression, but I have not had any anxiety symptoms recently until now.
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Gyno-Daktarin

22/06/2022 | | 38 moderated by Henry
miconazole nitrate (400MG) for Candidiasis

This capsule is too harsh for vaginal use. The manual says 1 in 10,000 users experience side effects, this is a lie. The burning and itching that comes from using it is just too excessive, unnecessary, the yeast infection was not even that itchy, common. I felt like pulling out my hair, I had to pull out whatever was left of it and then i got a tad bit relief. I will definitely not use the last...
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Valdoxan

15/06/2022 | | 33 moderated by Philip
agomelatine (25MG) for Depression

I take this for depression and sleep issues. It definitely helps with the sleep. The full dose (50mg) is very strong, I quickly went back down to 25mg. The trick is timing the dose, if you take it too late at night, too close to bed, you will wake up drowsy, and it can through your day out. I can't speak much to the anti-depressive effect. The fact that it helps with sleep definitely will impac...
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Zopiclone

04/06/2022 | | 46 moderated by Philip
zopiclone (7,5MG) for Insomnia

I started taking Zopiclone to relieve insomnia as an alternative to benzos (which had left me feeling groggy, numb and unable to think or focus). I took half a tablet most nights, and generally enjoyed good nights' sleep, and woke feeling refreshed and rested (again, unlike benzos). As an additional benefit, it eliminated my anxiety. I stopped taking Zopiclone after 18 months, with NO withd...
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Femoston

08/04/2022 | | 70 moderated by Philip
dydrogesterone, estradiol hemihydrate (1/5MG) for Menopause

I have been on this HRT treatment for years. I have no side effects at all and can thoroughly recommend. Hot flushes and night sweats stopped after about a week and have never returned (unless I leave it too long before starting the next 28-day cycle). I take Femoston 1/10.
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NiQuitin

23/01/2022 | | 2 moderated by Charlotte
nicotine resinate (7MG/24UUR) for Stop smoking

Very poor quality compared with a rival brand. Does not stick to skin as it should. It is meant to do two things: stick to skin, release nicotine. It fails at one of those, and I'm not sure it succeeds at the other. A rival brand is infinitely better.
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Bipolar disorder

05/04/2021 | | 59 moderated by Henry
major depressive disorder (mdd)

Life on a daily basis is purely black and white and not a colourful break to break the bleakness of bipolar disorder and the over whelming feeling of impending doom is only a heartbeat away,I'm 59 and first episode began as a 8 year child, and in some respects it was and still is an extremely taboo subject.
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Coronavirus

08/05/2020 | | 57 moderated by Henry
COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2
Were you tested? No, no test done
Symptoms: Vomiting, Diarrhea, Cough

started with some coughing. temperature 37.6 then muscle pain and back pain in lung points. also muscle pain in shoulder and neck and arms. Then nauseous and vomiting and dihree. only lasted 4 days. Decreased quickly.
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Coronavirus

08/05/2020 | | 57 moderated by Philip
COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2
Were you tested? No, no test done
Symptoms: Sneezing, Muscle pain, Fatigue

it suddenly started after taking care of my sick granddaughter. Terrible muscle pain, sore throat, earache and general feeling of malaise. Just like with a heavy flu. increase to 37.9 took 2 weeks. still don't feel fit after 6 weeks.
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Coronavirus

08/05/2020 | | 38 moderated by Philip
COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2
Were you tested? No, no test done
Symptoms: Cough, Moderate fever, Sneezing

Fever anxiety still sniffle headaches every now and then and stitch the top of the back slightly to the side...
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