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8/5/2021 | | 68moderated by Philip
Evolocumab (140MG/ML) for Arthritis

Repatha is poison. Worst drug ever. Took 1 dose 3 years ago March and still am not the same. Destroyed muscles and tendons in my feet. Within 3 days had 2 Non stemi's. Worst back pain I ever experienced. Joint pain, rashes, felt like I was going to die. Have not gotten back to pre poisoning after 3 + years. Disastrous. Can barely walk. Can't sleep. This drug has destroyed my life.
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11/25/2020 | | 58moderated by Henry
Naltrexone (50MG) for Fibromyalgia (FM or FMS)

I tried naltrexone at a low dose of 4.5 mg dose years ago, and it had no effect on my pain levels. But at a higher dose (I started with 24.5 mg and now take 50 mg) it is extraordinarily effective. I'm thrilled with this result, but I worry about the long-term effects, so I do not plan to take it indefinitely. The side effects - energy, a spacey feeling - I find pleasant. But this also makes...
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8/24/2020 | | 26moderated by Henry
Levonorgestrel (19,5MG) for Contraception / birth control

Positives: 1- Small, so placement didn't hurt, and no contact/pain during sex 2-Effectiveness 3- Price. IUDs are usually free with most healthcare Negatives: 1- Everyone's different, but it felt like I was PMSing 24-7. I was crazy bloated, had insane cravings (never liked sugar, but would regularly eat excessive sweets while I had it) 2- Weight gain. I thought females were full of it wh...
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8/3/2020 | | 49moderated by Susan
Lacosamide (10MG/ML) for Epilepsy

Vimpat has been the worst experience I have ever had with a drug. I have been taking it for 8 months already. Recently, I have changed doctors and have just started to reduce it, feeling already better! Right from the beginning, I had many side-effects: headaches, nausea, tiredness, constipation, flatulence, indigestion & stomach discomfort, shaking of hands, depression, dysarthria, heart pa...
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6/7/2020 | | 15moderated by Henry
Triamcinolone (10MG/ML) for Eczema

I sometimes get exzema on the insides of my elbows. When I apply a thin layer of Triamcinolone for a couple days at night, it usually goes away very quickly. I am very happy with this product because it is one of the only products that has helped.
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Acne / spots

6/7/2020 | | 15moderated by Susan

I have acne on my face, chest, and back. I always have to wear closed shirts (unlike other girls) and I can't wear bathing suits at pool parties. Furthermore, it is very annoying to have when changing in the locker room. Luckily, it is not as bad on my face, but it still counts as severe because i have quite bad acne on my chest and back. I am currently 15 and I have had it for a couple years.
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6/7/2020 | | 15moderated by Charlotte
Doxycycline (100MG) for Acne / spots

I started using Doxycycline for 3 months for acne on my face, chest and back in February. The acne was very annoying and I always had to wear closed shirts. The first few days I took the medicine without food, but it quickly changed to eating with food because I vomited. If I ate something first, it went much better and I actually had little trouble. My acne slowly became less but never complet...
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5/7/2020 | | 39moderated by Susan
Were you tested? No, no test done
Symptoms: Strong fever, Loss taste and smell, Fatigue

I stayed in bed for 15 days, loss of taste and smell for 4 weeks and it comes back little by little, great fatigue...
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5/7/2020 | | 47moderated by Henry
Were you tested? Yes, result was positive
Symptoms: Cough, Moderate fever, Muscle pain

I went to the hospital because I was short of breath luckily it was an anxiety picture they made me ecr and I gave positive, something that I already knew.
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3/16/2020 | | 43moderated by Philip
Were you tested? No, no test done
Symptoms: chills, sneezing, runny nose

I do not know if I have coronavirus, since I did not get a test, but my entire family (3 kids) and myself have runny noses and we are sneezing. Last week i was having some chills every day (at the end of the day I still have that) and I was very tired as well, after I dropped off the kids at school i went back to bed and slept till noon. Luckily that is over, since the kids are at home now. My ...
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1/27/2020 | | 63moderated by Henry
Evolocumab (140MG/ML) for High cholesterol

Repatha lowers my cholesterol but causes abdominal cramps and diarrhea on the 8th and 9th day after the shot. This happens like clockwork. The runny nose, and sore throat are tolerable, but the cramps and diarrhea are not. May need to stop taking it.
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11/6/2019 | | 42moderated by Philip
Acetaminophen (500MG) for Headache

For me Tylenol always works great, I do not understand why everybody takes those much more dangerous NSAIDs like Aspirin, Aleve (naproxen) and Advil (ibuprofen). Don't they know you can have two 500 mg tablets every 6 hours? (I use even a bit more if really necessary), but most of the time I am already headache-free with one tablet twice a day.
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10/4/2019 | | 40moderated by Philip
Simvastatin (40MG) for Stroke

I experienced horrible side effects from only 26 days this drug! Awful stuff! On day one I developed involuntary foot movements during rest/going to sleep, mental confusion, muscle cramps, and muscle twitching. It was so bad I had to be tested for ALS/MND!!! Despite being off it 3 months now, the symptoms have improved but have not disappeared entirely. I worry I will be forever damaged by this...
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6/11/2019 | | 6moderated by Henry
Cetirizine (10MG) for Urticaria

It started with a coughing and a moderate fever and the second day a strange rash was appearing. The rash was kind of moving, not at the same spot and very itchy on the feet and hands. The doctor told me he had a viral infection that triggered hives. about an hour after one tablet of Zyrtec the rash and itch disappeared. We have used it for a week and it did not come back after we stoppped usin...
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5/21/2019 | | 13moderated by Henry
Cetirizine (10MG) for Hayfever

My daughter uses Zyrtec as a precaution, but so far it has been working great this season, since she did not have that many allergy symptoms (and we know last year was way worse).
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11/29/2018 | | 41moderated by Charlotte
Acetaminophen (240MG) for Headache

Works great every time I need it. No need for more aggressive pain killers, like Advil (ibuprofen), naproxen or others. I take 2 pills when I have a headache and it works with apprroxy. 30 minutes. No side effects experienced so far.
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11/9/2018 | | 51moderated by Philip
Evolocumab (140MG/ML) for High cholesterol

Have tried statins with no success and muscle cramps. LdL was always over 200 for the last 8 yrs after my heart attack. Was taking zetia and my ldl was 210 in june. DR prescribed Repatha. After 3 months on repatha my LDL went from 210 to 18. Incredible with no side effects. Its like a miracle.
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10/7/2018 | | 20moderated by Charlotte
Amoxicillin (500MG) for Toothache

I was prescribed this drug for a really bad toothache from an unfinished root canal. It lessened the pain, but did not completely stop the pain. About five days into taking the pills, I developed a severe yeast infection. I have taken other penicillin meds before and this was the worst one. Nothing helps the yeast infection stop itching and burning. Compared to the toothache, the yeast infectio...
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7/28/2018 | | 33moderated by Susan
Olanzapine (10mg) for autism

Anxiety and autism complaints. Medication works pretty well. i dont have sleeping problems anymore like i did when i first started taking it. side effects: huge weight gain and i feel flat. other then that the medication does its job.
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7/26/2018 | | 85moderated by Henry
Tamsulosin (0,4mg) for polyuria

From day 1 it's been a huge success, i used to frequently have to go to the bathroom and immediately having to do so again afterwards, no more pressure on my bladder and no side effects.
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7/25/2018 | | 58moderated by Philip
Pazopanib (400mg) for kidney cancer

i take this medication for my sleeping problems. one day i feel good, the other i feel terrible. my desire to eat is gone. i can't eat bread. fired foods don't work either. liquid food is the easiest to eat.
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7/24/2018 | | 69moderated by Susan
Clomipramine (75mg) for depression

my 69 y/o husband has always taken Sarotex unfortunately. He's now begun taking Clumipramine with 50mg then onto 2x 100mg and lately 2x 75 mg still do not see a difference....
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6/6/2018 | | 13moderated by Charlotte
allergic reaction

I have hay fever , allergic to grass pollens. It always kicks in in the spring and this year it has been horrible in North California. For a couple of weeks I had to use my Xyzal every evening and even with it I had a runny nose, rough coughing and some days red eyes. I am singing and the hay fever is not helping me. My voice is getting less clear. Without Xyzal I am a mess, tired all day and f...
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