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User Reviews for Factive

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Strep Throat 1 reviews 32 medications
   
9.0
Pneumonia 3 reviews 174 medications
   
5.7
Bronchitis 4 reviews 286 medications
   
1.0
Summary of Factive reviews 8 reviews 5.2

Reviews for Factive

For Pneumonia "Given 5 day trial from treating physician. Experienced a delayed reaction after taking final dose and broke out in full body hives, literally from head to toes. Had to be treated then for pneumonia and the reaction with 3 follow up visits."

   
1.0

OhioGuy (taken for less than 1 month) December 24, 2014

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For Bronchitis "8 days on Factive - cured the bronchitis - worsened everything else. On the 8th day I got an allergic reaction that got even worse on the next day, swollen lips, unbelievably itchy rash covering head to toe. Took nearly a week of treatment. Had to get injections to calm it down. A quick look on the internet shows that this reaction is common after having finished taking the medicine."

   
1.0

Annabellita June 28, 2014

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For Pneumonia "I took Factive for 6 days. The label says that you can take it with or without food, but in my case, if I didn't eat a very large meal before taking it, I would feel sick to my stomach and spend most of the day vomiting. I was only able to successfully keep it down for one of the days, but when I did vomit, it brought up a lot of the sputum that was in my lungs. At the end of the day, the medication seems to be working for me, but it definitely made me feel horrible that entire time I took it. ***Be sure to ask your doctor for a coupon for this stuff. It costs over $100, but my doctor gave me a copay free coupon and I wound up paying nothing for this medication."

   
6.0

Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month) October 20, 2013

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For Pneumonia "Just started today and know the first day you feel terrible, so hope it works. Highly recommended by doctor."

Anonymous October 10, 2011

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For Bronchitis "So far I have taken two doses and I feel worse today than yesterday."

   
1.0

Anonymous December 11, 2009

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For Strep Throat "I was given Factive for a bad strep infection. After the 1st dose, I felt 100 times better."

   
9.0

Anonymous January 14, 2009

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For Bronchitis "Antibiotics are useless against viruses. They only work on bacteria."

okdeb March 7, 2008

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For Bronchitis "I have used the drug Factive on two separate occasions to treat bronchitis. Not only is it expensive but it's useless."

betsysch September 21, 2007

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