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User Reviews for Azithromycin Dose Pack

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Summary of Azithromycin Dose Pack reviews 7.0 46 reviews

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For Pneumonia "Started 5 day dose pak on 1/17/18 at 8:30 pm. I had been running a fever for 6 days by the 17th. I finished my pack the evening of the 21st. I am still spitting out green every 20 minutes or so when awake, but no fever today. I had diarrhea the first evening only. The last evening dose, I noticed tiny blister like rash about the size of kosher salt on my chest and back. I still have them today the 23rd and am still sick,"

   
1.0

lcv January 23, 2018

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For Tonsillitis/Pharyngitis "Woke up with that tingle I get right as Strep starts to set in. 12 hours later I'm in considerable pain. Went to Urgent Care for a strep test. It was positive. I asked the PA for the Z-pak because I needed something I didn't have to take 4 times a day and would work quickly. The Pharmacy filled my prescription around 10:45pm. Took the first dose as soon as I got in my truck. It is only 3.5 hours into the first dose and my throat is almost normal. My stomach feels a little funny but I will take that over strep pain any day."

   
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Eureka D January 6, 2018

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For Bronchitis "This medication is garbage! I have had acute bronchitis for 7 days, started this medication on day 2, took the last pill today, I feel awful. My lung hurts when I cough, still not coughing anything up. Feel just as bad as I did before starting this zpack "

   
1.0

Nahnah2006 December 18, 2017

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For Pneumonia "Was started on this in the ER at time of diagnosis. After three days and only negligible improvement I returned to the ER. This time I was given an IV of Rocephin and by the end of the day I could see huge improvements. Not sure why they don't culture and match the right drug."

   
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Billet Mom (taken for less than 1 month) October 10, 2017

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For Sinusitis "This drug worked after 5 days on my sinus infection. On the 6 day I experienced vomiting, dizziness, stomach craps, constipation, black stool, hypertension, fast beating of the heart, low energy, hives on my face, headaches, swollen eye lids, dark circles under my eyes. Day 11 after taking the last dose, still experiencing fast heart beat, swelling in my feet, hives on my face. Low energy."

   
4.0

Tracij (taken for less than 1 month) April 8, 2017

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For Sinusitis "It has NEVER worked for a sinus infection. I just finished 2 of the 5 day dose packs and 3 days later has a fever of 102 with a massive infection still raging."

   
1.0

Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month) March 19, 2017

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For Bronchitis "Very bad choice for me- should have checked interactions first myself! I am an Afib patient who has been in Sinusoidal rhythm for 5 years after a cardioversion in 2011. I took Azithromycin as prescribed and went into Afib a week later. The cardioversion didn't work this time so we're now looking at more serious alternatives......................"

ffred February 21, 2017

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For Upper Respiratory Tract Infection "I took for 5 days but it didn't help at all. Now starting Levofloxacin "

   
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Aalamm January 28, 2017

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For Pharyngitis "Always use this 1 to 2 hours after meal for maximum effectiveness."

   
9.0

Sheryarorakzai December 5, 2016

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For Bronchitis "This medicine helped me. Felt better after day 2."

   
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Christy381978 (taken for less than 1 month) December 1, 2016

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For Tonsillitis/Pharyngitis "Its not working at all I'm still in pain"

   
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Hope0929 November 10, 2016

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For Bronchitis "My doctor gave this dose pack have chronic bronchitis it help very little went to doctor again gave me the same thing I had this bronchitis for a month it's a little better but not gone now call doctor again third time got a office tomorrow this dose pack is junk send it back to India"

   
2.0

little charlie October 24, 2016

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For Chlamydia Infection "OM Gee I took the two pills st 3 pm I barely made it home... I have not gotten off the toilet since getting home"

Wilton123 September 30, 2016

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For Chlamydia Infection "Okay so this morning I found out I have chlamydia, well I got the powder medication, one dose, I ate before taking it and took it with 2. Ounces of water like directed, well 2 minutes after taking it I had like projectile vomit, I am really concerned cause I think I threw it all back up, so I'm going to call and talk to my doctor about it in the morning."

   
2.0

katty4 (taken for less than 1 month) April 8, 2016

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For Sinusitis "It worked however on the fifth day of taking it i had an Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT). Later found out there was a study out that confirmed hearth Rythym issues."

   
7.0

Anonymous February 2, 2016

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For Chlamydia Infection "When I took this, I took it without food, and within 45 minutes I puked it up, and had such severe abdominal pain I couldn't move and I was breathing like I was giving birth."

   
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Pfffffffffft November 15, 2015

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For Bacterial Infection "I found the generic Greenstone Brand 250mg tablet, NDC 59762-3060-1 to not be effective! In the past I have taken the brand name Zithromax Z-Pak and by the third dose I knew I was recovering from my illness. Since starting the GS brand I have experienced unusual tiredness, voice hoarseness, & an increase in a stuffy, mucus filled nose. Completed RX as instructed, not improved any. I feel it should be pulled from the insurance companies list of generic azithromycins!!"

   
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Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month) September 18, 2015

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For COPD, Acute "have used this med for lung infections a few times and each time it helped improve my breathing and helped eliminate excessive wheezing."

   
8.0

shmit August 12, 2015

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For Bronchitis "I have Asthma so maybe it makes it worse . But it came on suddenly with no fever. No change in pulse . Just a cough that hurt the back of my head so bad that it rattled my brain and made me see fireworks in my head . I don't think this z pac worked for me because after laying in bed no energy for 1 week I went to the doc again . This time he prescribed Bactrim and it seems to be working - I'm feeling better. The doc asked if I had a loose stool , no I didn't but my BF has the same symptons and a very loose stool . I just wish he would go to the Doc so we don't pass this back and forth ..Arithamyicin has worked for me in the past but not with whatever this supercough is. Its feeling like nothing ever before is ... I just wonder how contagious it is"

   
3.0

Kennifer (taken for less than 1 month) July 23, 2015

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For Sinusitis "re: side effects, I forgot to add to the comments I just submitted that while my stomach felt a little weird the morning after my first dose (this being 12 hours later) I was prepared to eat plenty of probiotics, which I have been doing. I have not had any problems; I am really pushing the yogurt and kefir. I did feel extraordinarily tired but not debilitated, and I was extremely fatigued from nearly 5 weeks of being sick, so the trade-off is meaningless, and it's improved after the first mega-dose anyway."

   
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tiggerflute (taken for less than 1 month) June 25, 2015

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For Upper Respiratory Tract Infection "I haven't taken an antibiotic for several years because I haven't had a bacterial infection. Over a month ago I came down with a virus but in retrospect it soon evolved into a secondary sinus infection. I respect the avoidance of antibiotics unless symptoms clearly point to bacterial infections, and I was not running a fever, and what my sinus produced did not look foul enough. However, when this didn't abate after close to 5 weeks, even my internist agreed it might be a rare low-grade bacterial infection and gave the green light to try an antibiotic. I started it the day before yesterday and by last night it was the first time in 4 1/2 weeks I got relief from the non-stop post-nasal glob driving me crazy. It couldn't have been more dramatic."

   
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tiggerflute (taken for less than 1 month) June 25, 2015

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For Bronchitis "I was prescribed and took the Azithromycin pack (Z Pack) when I came down with an acute case of Bronchitis. It was the traditional 2 pills at the first dose, and then 1 pill each following day. I started to feel a noticeable improvement by day 3, and was nearly completely better 7-8 days later. The medicine definitely worked for me, however, the side effects were strongly unpleasant. I had severe stomach pains, along with diarrhea, even when I did take the pills with food. Since the pills work for 10 days, i had the side effects for that long too. Overall though, I happy I took the Z pack and it helped cure me quickly."

   
8.0

Nick10011 (taken for less than 1 month) April 13, 2015

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For Sinusitis "Sinusitis was so bad that my teeth even hurt. Now on day 2 of azithromycin, pain about 80% resolved. Absolutely no side effects. Have taken azithromycin in past for sinusitis and consistently note resolution prior to completion of 5 day pack."

   
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old man rn March 21, 2015

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For Pharyngitis "My doctor always give this to me every time I got my pharnygitis, which normally attacks on winter times.."

   
9.0

Tatz January 28, 2015

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For Sinusitis "Could be effective, not sure. Side effects from three day Pak; headache,nausea, anxiety, sore throat, chills, tired, a feeling of being very unwell."

   
7.0

yannick December 9, 2013

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