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Flucloxacillin

12/07/2019 | | 20moderated by Henry
flucloxacillin sodium (500MG) for Otitis media (ear infection)

I had to take these for ear infection 4 times a day no food after or before. on the first day, my stomach hurt badly and made grumbling sounds so I clocked it up to not eating in my usual manner. having reviewed further these symptoms are from the medication. my stomach hurts badly, iv been going to the loo frequently and I can't sleep due to nausea and the pain and to be honest, my swelling do...
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Cerazette

11/07/2019 | | 30moderated by Charlotte
desogestrel (0,075MG) for Contraception / birth control

I have been taking this pill for birth control, I cannot fault it for it's purpose, I haven't become pregnant. However, I started this pill in March, had a very painful and prolonged period about 3 weeks after, it stopped for a week and then it came back and has not stopped. It is now July and not a day has gone by where I have not been bleeding / spotting. I have found my sex drive is almost c...
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Femoston-conti

14/03/2019 | | 37moderated by Henry
dydrogesterone, estradiol hemihydrate (0,5/2,5MG) for Premature menopause

37 years old, surgical menopause. Surgery in January, 1st pill of Femoston conti 0.5/2.5 in March. After the 4th pill hot flashes gone and night sleep in better, some nights even very good. No side efects so far (am on pill 13th).
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Gyno-Daktarin

12/03/2019 | | 23moderated by Susan
miconazole nitrate (400MG) for Yeast infection on the skin

I'll definitely recommend this to anyone who needs to treat a yeast infection. I got the pessaries when I got to the point where there was severe itching, burning and swelling. It was so uncomfortable and I needed something to make it stop fast. The first night I inserted the drug the itching and burning got worse but when I woke up I was a bit more comfortable as the symptoms had gone down....
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Zopiclone

28/01/2019 | | 46moderated by Henry
zopiclone (7,5MG) for Insomnia

Leaves a really bad and bitter after taste in the morning that just won't go away. After a while, my tongue started to discolor and became white and swollen. Tastebuds are red and really sensitive and I don't enjoy food the way I used to. I did help me fall asleep in the beginning but after a while, the body gets used to it and you need a higher dosage. Now, after a year and a half, it doesn't ...
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Combodart

03/01/2019 | | 56moderated by Susan
tamsulosin hydrochloride, dutasteride (0,4/0,5MG) for Benign prostatic hyperplasia

Mild BPH with reduced urinary flow and increased PSA, though not dramatically, led my urologist to suggest I try Combodart. Urinary flow improved significantly almost from one day to the next, more continuous nights of sleep. First checkup after 90 capsules - three months - showed prostate volume down by 10ml and PSA back to well within the norms. Side effects include occasional dizzyness but m...
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Cerazette

20/11/2018 | | 46moderated by Henry
desogestrel (0,075MG) for Menorrhagia

Been taking cerzette for 2.5 months now down to two more weeks left of first lot. Taking for heavy bleeding first month gr8 no bleeding, second month very light now this month very heavy with clots. Nurse has told me to carry on till the 3 months have finished, feel drained will it ever stop? I do have emdrentosis so maybe i need something different?
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Diclofenac

16/11/2018 | | 47moderated by Susan
diclofenac potassium (75MG) for Arthritis of the spine

I take this medication for pain in my neck (failed fusion) and for my shoulder (arthritis). I try to stay away from opioids if possible, so my GP prescribed me this. It works at relieving the pain just as well as an opioid, but without the side effects. Simply amazing! Some days I don't need to take the medication, but when I feel the pain returning, I take as prescribed and then I am pain-f...
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Gyno-Daktarin

12/10/2018 | | 28moderated by Henry
miconazole nitrate (400MG) for Yeast infection on the skin

I know everyone is complaining about the tortorous burn while using it. I guess it is just how it works amd ir depends on how advanced your candida is. My doctor gave me 3 pills to use in one day and I inserted the first one at night. I have to admit it was hell for about two hours- itching and burning. But after it relieved and I fell asleep. I was a bit scared to take it again the mext mornin...
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Gyno-Daktarin

26/09/2018 | | 30moderated by Charlotte
miconazole nitrate (20MG/G) for Urinary tract infection (UTI)

The worse treatment for thrush infection and possibly uti. I was burning once i applied it in my vagina, it also wasn't easy to use. The course of treatment was longer an usual for other medication for the same diagnosis. This treatment was minimum 7 days to 14 days. I have had other treatment that were just a vaginal pessery once or maximum 6 days. I have nothing positive to say about Gyno-Dak...
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Molaxole

13/09/2018 | | 90moderated by Charlotte
potassium chloride, sodium chloride, sodium hydrogen carbonate, macrogol 3350 (2x 13.8g sacket) for Constipation

Belching, reflux, then leaking and runny motion. Patient having to wear padded throw-away underwear to control the mess.
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CosmoFer

12/09/2018 | | 53moderated by Susan
iron dextran (100MG/ML) for Anaemia (iron deficiency)

I am about to start my third course of iron injections in the last 10 years. I have always found the results to be fantastic with no adverse effects. The treatment I have (course of 10 injections over a 3 week period) gives me approx 4/5 years of benefit. If I have to have this periodically throughout my life I will.
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Avamys

10/09/2018 | | 68moderated by Henry
fluticasone furoate (27,5UG/DO) for Nasal congestion

was prescribed this spray for congestion,used it a few times noticed it gave me headaches ,after a few weeks I developed a serious eye condition after checking I found iT can cause I'm eye problems such as the one I have, the consultant said it was most likely to have been this product, sprays such as this one containing corticosteroids can be very damaging too your sight, I now have CSR, becau...
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Gyno-Daktarin

08/09/2018 | | 23moderated by Henry
miconazole nitrate (20MG/G) for Yeast infection on the skin

I was in Antwerp for a conference and the day before the conference I noticed strange discharges so I went to an emergency gynecologist and he prescribed it to me. I needed to be perfect for the conference and reading this website I was very afraid of side effects. But this did not happen, rushes or itches never came and I think this drug is effective ! But yes this was my experience
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Arcoxia

03/09/2018 | | 57moderated by Charlotte
etoricoxib (60mg) for autoimmune disease

After eight miserable years of chronic back pain I finally succumbed to trying this pain killer. Previously I have tried natural remedies, physio, yoga, Pilates, acupuncture. I have my life back! They worked immediately I move with no pain I walk over 10500 steps a day I can sit again without pain and a full nights sleep is the norm again I can’t recommend this enough .... no side effects w...
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Lormetazepam

31/08/2018 | | 50moderated by Susan
lormetazepam (2mg) for insomnia

It, helped a lot with my insomnia, was taking zopiclone 2 , 7.5mgs every night sometimes 3. Since 2005, don't semm to be working as well now, just wandered if any one knew any other sleeping meds that are effective or better than zopiclone, its a bit of an old drug nowadays.. Any ideas.. Thanks..
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Zopiclone

31/08/2018 | | 50moderated by Susan
zopiclone (7,5mg) for aortic valve disorder

Severe, insomnia, olot due to my health conditions have mechanical heart valves aortic and mitral, p.T.s.T. and double hip replacements. 2017.. Anxiety.
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Gyno-Daktarin

30/08/2018 | | 18moderated by Susan
miconazole nitrate (400mg) for mycosis (vaginal)

The moment i took the capsule I didnt feel anything, half an hour went by and I felt like I wasnt able to sit on the chair with all the buring an itchiness that I was feeling. I started crying and jumping around and i even went to take a shower wondering if it would decrease the pain but unfortunately it didnt. It was a nightmare and I wont continue with the capsules. I highly suggest anyone wh...
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Paroxetine

29/08/2018 | | 23moderated by Henry
paroxetine hydrochloride anhydrous (40 mg) for depression

I've had depression for about 4 years and finally decided to talk about it. I was put on Paroxetine 20mgs with nil changes, then i was put on 40mgs. Depression subsided but my weight gain was HUGE i put on 10 kilos in just a few months which made me MORE depressed and if i missed a dose i would feel awful shaking, headaches, electric shocks, etc. I also had no sex drive at all, affected my re...
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Seroxat

27/08/2018 | | 18moderated by Susan
paroxetine hydrochloride hemihydrate (20mg) for anxiety disorder

My psychiatrist/therapist prescribed Seroxat 20mg for anxiety and depression. Been taking it for 2 years. Once tried to quit, got to 5mgs and started feeling the anxiety again. Came back to 20mgs/a day. It works perfectly for anxiety, not so good for depression. Honestly, I'm afraid of going off them, because I feel like the anxiety will come back. Also don't want to take them forever because o...
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Citalopram

24/08/2018 | | 39moderated by Philip
citalopram hydrobromide (20mg) for premenstrual syndrome (PMS)

Took just one of these 20mg tablets, took at 9:30pm woke at 01:30 am in an absolute state of panic, (had gone to bed feeling very calm) started hyperventilating, shaking, felt like I had been given a massive dot of adrenaline, made me feel very tearful, did not get back to sleep, left me feeling anxious, tight jaw muscles. Everyone is different and responds differently, but I will definitely no...
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