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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Flagyl oral.

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Condition: Vaginosis caused by Bacteria
8/19/2014 10:55:05 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Today has been my second day taking the drug. I cant take pills so I crushed them up and mixed with applesauce. I couldnt even taste the pill. I am taking the pill after eating a good sized meal. The symptoms of BV are going away and no side effects yet. Will update on day 7.

Condition: Vaginosis caused by Bacteria
8/11/2014 2:15:51 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
2x a day for 7days, never went away. Went back and they prescribed the same again, nothing. Still fighting the infection

Condition: Vaginosis caused by Bacteria
7/13/2014 2:30:29 PM

Reviewer: Guest, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After reading reviews, I've noticed not too many have had serious side effects from this drug. I, on the other hand, am recovering from a horrible night after finishing day 3 of the Flagyl. I don't drink alcohol, so that isn't the issue. I just must have had a horrible reaction to the drug- vice like headache/ migraine, fever, chills, body aches, backaches. It's like having the flu ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Vaginosis caused by Bacteria
6/24/2014 11:12:45 AM

Reviewer: CS91ny, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
After my first day, my BV symptoms were gone. So this is a very effective medication. I had dark urine, and the horrible taste of this pill makes it difficult to swallow since it just dissolved the moment it touched my tongue. HOWEVER, after I competed my course I developed a yellow coating on the back of my tongue. I went to my dentist and he said it is ORAL THRUSH. So now I am currently taking N ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Vaginosis caused by Bacteria
5/5/2014 9:29:16 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
In dealing with BV, taking Flagyl is the best way to go. Symptoms are gone within the first day or two on the medication. I've taken the 7 day series of the pill twice and I have little problems. Didn't always take it with food, and never had any issues with nausea. The bitter taste of the pill is pretty bad, but completely worth dealing with. PLEASE do not drink any type of alcohol while ... Show Full Comment

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