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User Reviews for Solosec

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Bacterial Vaginitis  
5.5
127 reviews 31 medications

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Reviews for Solosec

Vikki · Taken for less than 1 month May 8, 2021

For Bacterial Vaginitis: “Just took it. Taste was not bad at all. I took it with vanilla yogurt. I will let you know in a few days how I feel. I have been suffering with BV off & on for years, I finally found an OB whom is trying to help me. I pray this works. Cost me $69 with insurance & coupon but if it works would have paid anything for relief.”

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MC · Taken for less than 1 month April 22, 2021

For Bacterial Vaginitis: “I put this on top of yogurt and ate in a few bites. The taste wasn’t enjoyable but not the worst thing in the world. It is 4 days after taking the med and I feel some relief. I will say I did have two glasses of wine last night (52 hrs after taking medicine) and had some nausea after. I’ve had a racing heart rate every morning since taking this medication. Not sure if this is a side effect or not. Would not recommend if you have heart problems.”

8 / 10
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Possible answer · Taken for less than 1 month April 1, 2021

For Bacterial Vaginitis: “This is my first time using Solosec. The pharmacist emphasized NOT crushing or chewing the granules. I poured a bit on top of each spoonful of applesauce so that I could just swallow it immediately with no chewing (plus by not mixing it into the applesauce it didn't have to touch my tongue so no bitter taste!!!) I'm making sure not to drink any alcohol this week, even though they say it is ok to. Next day odor was worse and possible yeast infection...but 2 days later there seems to be a sign of hope with no odor and unsure about the yeast infection still. But here is something important for those with re-curring BV issues... Get checked for ureaplasma!!! It's not as common but could be what is making BV not go away, it's a different type of antibiotic that needs to be used. Good luck to all with this mentally draining issue!”

8 / 10
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Slimsation · Taken for less than 1 month June 26, 2019

For Bacterial Vaginitis: “So I’ve been struggling with recurring BV for about 6 years now I would take medications and BV would be back a week later I’ve tried all types of home remedies and nothing worked so my doctor prescribed me Solosec and although the taste is not the best but it was manageable I took it with strawberry apple sauce and ladies I have been BV free for 3 months now I’m able to have sex with my partner without a smell I’ve been able to wear my undies without panty liners now and I could really just cry right now how this stuff has worked after multiple doctors appointment one after another and basically the same results but I am so happy I finally found something that works”

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Bri · Taken for less than 1 month January 16, 2020

For Bacterial Vaginitis: “First of all I’d like to say why can’t people give REAL HONEST REVIEWS??? I just took Solosec for the first time. I mixed it in yogurt and you can’t even taste it. Also from the reviews that’s on here WHY WOULD YOU BE CHEWING YOGURT???? The granules are super tiny theres no need to resist the urge to chew. Also just don't drink alcohol when you take antibiotics. Anyway the stuff WORKS symptoms went away in 24 hours but it will fully cured in 5 days.”

10 / 10
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Hopeful Patient · Taken for less than 1 month August 7, 2019

For Bacterial Vaginitis: “I have been suffering from BV for 3 years on and off. I've been on Flagyl, Clindesse, probiotics, Boric Acid suppositories and nothing has worked in the long term. Every time my period came back, BV was back. I finally was told there is a new FDA approved medication I could try and I was more than happy give it a chance. Honestly, the taste really isn't that bad.. reading some of these reviews, it's as if people have never had anything bitter in their mouths before. If you've ever drank chinese herbal medicine, this is nothing to complain about. I had no side effects either and the BV cleared up the next day. Since then, I got my period and BV still hasn't come back. Fingers crossed it continues to stay that way!!”

9 / 10
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Calm down February 20, 2020

For Bacterial Vaginitis: “This medicine tasted fine. I didn’t gag. I didn’t vomit. I didn’t have any trouble eating it with chocolate pudding. 30 seconds and done. So far no side effects. After reading all these negative reviews and becoming fearful, I decided to post this. Seriously not a big deal at all to take this med. I don’t know if the medication works 100% because it takes 4 days. I will add it is crazy expensive without insurance ($300) but a manufacturer coupon brings it to $75.”

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Anonymous December 1, 2020

For Bacterial Vaginitis: “I don’t tend to leave reviews, but here I am. After reading pages of horror stories, I had to weigh in. Here is my story. Mixed it in yogurt, and powered through in 4 bites. THERE IS A REASON YOU ARE INSTRUCTED TO MIX INTO YOGURT, PUDDING, OR APPLESAUCE. They don’t require chewing. Do not, and I’ll repeat, DO NOT bite the granules. Do whatever you can to just swallow. I bit one towards the end, accidentally, and that was the first hint of bad taste. JUST DONT BITE THEM. It’s been 12+ hours now? Still fine. So far, so good. No idea if this will actually fix my BV, but after being terrified for weeks, staring at that innocent packet, I feel compelled to share my NON horrible experience with ingesting solosec.”

9 / 10
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happydaisy · Taken for less than 1 month February 17, 2020

For Bacterial Vaginitis: “I was lucky and got this for free as a sample from my dr. So even if it didn't work I wasn't out as money. I took this early 6am on a Friday (I also choose this day because I knew I wouldn't be having drinks in the evening). Mix it in with some yogurt (put the yogurt in a bigger bowl to make sure I had room to really stir is all up). The taste was honestly not that bad. I just made sure to swallow the whole spoonful and I had it gone it less than 10 minutes. Felt fine all day and noticed results later in the day. I believe I had a mild form of BV, but I could definitely tell a difference. Felt fine the entire day and also the next day. I did have two glasses of wine the following day in the evening (approx 36 hours after taking the medication) and I did not experience any vomiting like previous reviewers had. It is now Monday and all of my BV symptoms are gone and I am finally comfortable again. Fingers crossed it works long term and BV does not return.”

10 / 10
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tressalynn · Taken for less than 1 month September 2, 2020

For Bacterial Vaginitis: “I have chronic BV/Yeast Infections and this is the only drug that works. Within the first 6 hours, I already can tell a difference in discharge/itchiness/smell and within 24 hours, I have total relief. HOWEVER - I MUST warn anyone who is going to take this drug - DO NOT DRINK ALCOHOL. The packaging says it's OK -- but it is a horrible experience. I drank a glass of wine 6 hours after taking the medication and I was violently ill - vomiting and nauseous for 10 hours. I was vomiting up chemicals and bile - it is NOT worth it.”

8 / 10
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SofaTee · Taken for 6 months to 1 year June 3, 2020

For Bacterial Vaginitis: “I decided to write a positive review because I always get scared away by negatives and then I remember, most people don’t write reviews when they’re satisfied! So this is the 2nd time I’ve taken Solosec for BV. I get BV every few months. Yes, the taste is bad but I just added some cinnamon to my apple sauce and swallowed big spoonfuls and within a minute I was done. I have a lot of health issues although I’m young, and most of them are digestive/gastrointestinal so certain side effects are a concern for me (diarrhea, nausea, etc). Last time I took it, I had horrible cramping pretty soon after taking it and had a couple of episodes with diarrhea before it settled down. I was fine. This time, no side effects so far (took it 5 hours ago). It cost me $25 last time with a coupon and $10 this time with my insurance which seems odd to me but doesn’t matter. It cured every symptom in 24 hours last time so I’m hopeful for this time too!!”

8 / 10
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Anonymous · Taken for less than 1 month September 11, 2019

For Bacterial Vaginitis: “The taste isn’t good but not horrible. Like crushed aspirin - I mixed it with chocolate pudding. Totally doable! So far it’s been about 12 hours and no side effects. Mind over matter folks, is a lot of it. Stay off the internet and stop letting the power of suggestion creep in your head. This is much better than a 7 day pill or those nasty creams and gels!”

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Keywest · Taken for less than 1 month July 1, 2020

For Bacterial Vaginitis: “Best Ever! I take it and it clears everything up within 24 hours! Its bitter getting it down with applesauce or yogurt but just bite the bullet and get it down the hatch. No nasty side effects and a one dose treatment!!!! Love this medicine. Make sure to get coupon from your Doctor or website its crazy pricey if you don't have a coupon.”

10 / 10
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Almost there 2 · Taken for less than 1 month March 14, 2020

For Bacterial Vaginitis: “I took this medication Solosec on a Monday, it is now Friday. Yes, the taste was horrible but I managed by eating it fast and drinking water. Within 24 hours the smell and discharge was gone. I read the reviews about staying away from alcohol and do so for 5 days. Drank 2 good glasses of wine tonight. Don’t feel like throwing up but definitely feel like something is rumbling. Thought 5 days would be okay but maybe I should have tried 7. All in all, this is a great product that I would recommend.”

9 / 10
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M · Taken for less than 1 month May 19, 2020

For Bacterial Vaginitis: “I took this on Thursday morning, definitely gross tasting and had a minor headache and a litttttle bit of nausea but nothing crazy. I avoided alcohol bc of the reviews. It is now Monday evening and I had my first beer and I don't feel sick or anything. It says on the website that it stays in your body for 4 days so I think don't drink for 4 days just to be safe! All in all it worked for me and smell etc was gone after 24 hours. Pretty pleased with meds.”

8 / 10
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Kali January 29, 2021

For Bacterial Vaginitis: “I suffered from recurrent BV for almost 5 years. I mean getting it almost every month and trying EVERYTHING. After every period it would come back and after having sex it would come back. I tried the gel inserts and the pills which taste horrible and leave a horrible taste in your mouth the whole 7-10 days. A year and a half ago a new doctor prescribe this and it was life changing. I took it with applesauce. The taste is horrific I gagged and had to chase it with juice so I wouldn’t vomit but once it’s down no side effects. And I was free from BV for a year and a half the longest I’ve been BV free since I was 19!!! I just got it again which I’m ok with since it has been so freaking long since the last time and I requested this. My insurance doesn’t cover it but if you visit the website you can find coupons I found one where it was only $75 seems like a lot but I promise it is sooooo worth it.”

10 / 10
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Chronc BV for 7yrs now · Taken for less than 1 month May 15, 2019

For Bacterial Vaginitis: “I took solosec yesterday for bacterial vaginitis within 5 minutes after opening the package with applesauce as instructed. I hurried up and gulped it all in 3 tbs without chewing. So far I have had NO side effects whatsoever. 24hrs later there's absolutely no smell nor discharge so far it seems as if it's effective to do its job but I'll give it a week before I give a final decision on whether it has truly cured me or not. Keeping fingers crossed.”

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maddie · Taken for less than 1 month February 17, 2020

For Bacterial Vaginitis: “After reading so many reviews and horror stories of this drug I was very skeptical, but decided I wanted something to knock a light case of BV out and quickly, because I can’t stand taking antibiotic pills for a week or more. I just toke solosec today probably around 3 hours ago and sprinkled it over some plain vanilla yogurt. The taste definitely isn’t pleasant, but it’s definitely bearable. I scoffed it down without even giving it time to sit in my mouth. I’m avoiding drinking for a few days, and have some Monistat on by stand just in case a YI decides to come into play. But so far so good, I will give an update in the next day or so. Wish me luck!”

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Esmeralda · Taken for less than 1 month June 27, 2019

For Bacterial Vaginitis: “Hear me out! I’ve recently been suffering from BV for the past two months. Did two rounds of Flagyl and the symptoms didn’t get better. Had an appointment yesterday and She recommend I try Solosec (with applesauce) and wash with Cetaphil gentle cleanser. Everything has done a complete 180 and it hasn’t even been 24 hours. I honestly couldn’t taste it. So I’m not sure what everyone else is experiencing but I do recommend giving this a try. Odor has drastically subsidized, I still have some discharged but barely anymore itching and it’s been under 24 hours. Insane! This stuff works! Looking for for a full recovery with the drug. Also the coupon is reusable so make sure you don’t throw it away. Good luck!”

10 / 10
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Sam · Taken for less than 1 month November 8, 2019

For Bacterial Vaginitis: “I like everyone read the reviews and was terrified to take this. On Monday morning, I sprinkled this on top of my yogurt and did not mix it in. I then consumed it as quickly as possible (fear of the taste) and then finished the rest of my yogurt. I swallowed quickly to not let it linger in my mouth and followed it by drinking an entire bottle of water. It wasn’t the worst thing and I had no after taste. I didn’t have any side effects. I’m also didn’t drink any alcohol. It’s now Friday and I can say that this has cured my BV and would definitely take it again. It says that it is out of your system in 4 days but I’m still going to wait one more day before having any alcohol. Best of luck and I think the reviews are the worst part and give you anxiety about nothing.”

10 / 10
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LAUREN · Taken for less than 1 month August 19, 2020

For Bacterial Vaginitis: “At my annual pap my gynecologist tested me for BV. It came back positive so she prescribed me Solosec. Unfortunately I had to pay $75 through the Kroger pharmacy, as my insurance did not cover it. Based off previous reviews, I was nervous to take it. The taste is not great... and it's definitely bitter. I mixed it in 3/4 cup of applesauce with cinnamon. And then when I finished it I ate more applesauce with cinnamon. I found that to take away the bitterness quickly. Its like when you let a pill sit on your tongue too long... it gets super bitter. But goes away in a few minutes. And within a couple days my symptoms had cleared. I would take it again if needed because it worked so well. I would definitely recommend!”

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Nameless · Taken for less than 1 month June 18, 2019

For Bacterial Vaginitis: “Ladies stop sticking stuff in your vaginas. I suffered from BV for 15 years and took one dose of solosec ( yes it tastes horrible but I could care less if it cured the problem) it's been 2 weeks and it worked. I have read every piece of literature on the subject from biofilms to enzymes to probiotics to peroxide. DO not cheat yourself. You can ask for a coupon from health provider the medicine is expensive without coupon but with a coupon its only 25 bucks. I repeat stop putting all that stuff in your vaginas.”

9 / 10
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Roni March 28, 2021

For Bacterial Vaginitis: “I have suffered with BV for 5 long months! I took every medication except this until yesterday morning! I accidentally drunk an alcoholic beverage yesterday evening and so far everything is good! This smell is gone my vagina feels good! I’m so excited thankful my new obgyn suggested I take this medication, although my insurance did not cover it and I had to pay $300! However I would gladly do it again! Health is wealth and so far the results are great!”

8 / 10
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Tiamarie August 12, 2019

For Bacterial Vaginitis: “Finally! Something that helps. I have been suffering from BV for a long time now. I’ve tried everything even ACV. Usually it helps but the smell comes back. I usually get BV after my period and it just sucks and embarrassing. I mixed the medication with yogurt. It wasn’t too bad. The next day, things I ate were off. My taste buds were shocked or something. And I also got a brown discharge. But no smell.”

10 / 10
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Michelled · Taken for less than 1 month November 6, 2020

For Bacterial Vaginitis: “I was very optimistic of this drug even after reading some reviews. I took the packet with yogurt and I ended up finishing it all somehow. I felt nauseous the whole time trying to eat it. About a minute after finishing I projectile vomited all of the medication. What a waste of $90 and my hopes of being bv free.”

1 / 10
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Lana April 17, 2019

For Bacterial Vaginitis: “2 years to the day, I have had over 12 cases of BV. It's really mind over matter. I have suffered so much that I would and have done just about everything! Just pick your fav yogurt, one that is healthier than your typical yoplait. Also it says u may take this with pudding. I didn't expect for this to taste good, but it's been about 20 mins since I took this and so far I'm okay. Ohhh and ironic, I HATE yogurt. It did taste bad but I think it's because I couldn't stand the yogurt. I'd do this over having BV and followed yeast infections I get from the antibiotics. Seriously! Tell yourself you'll be okay and don't give power to you feeling of a side effect..ITS NOT THAT BAD!! Good luck to you all, I hope I give you girls a little better hope and less fear of this drug. ”

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Cait · Taken for less than 1 month July 16, 2019

For Bacterial Vaginitis: “Ok so I REALLY hope this helps someone. I was put on SOLOSEC after my doctor decided to treat BV with a different medication besides metronidazole since it is usually a 7 day treatment and kills all good and bad bacteria which usually causes yeast infections. She said SOLOSEC may cause yeast infections but since it’s a one dosage round she figured we would try. I drank nothing but water when I woke up and mixed the granules of the solosec with applesauce.. kinda gross but it’s that or the infection (your choice) .. I decided to wait an hour after eating to eat my first meal of the day and I’ve had no issues this stuff works! Please don’t drink alcohol when using this medication or any medication that is supposed to treat your vagina. Alcohol throws off your natural PH and is known to cause adverse reactions in antibiotics.”

9 / 10
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Beachbaby · Taken for less than 1 month December 29, 2020

For Bacterial Vaginitis: “I never write your views but I feel compelled to do so. This is absolutely the worst medication I have ever taken. Immediately after taking the medication I started feeling nauseous. I’ve been having the most painful headache, nausea, and diarrhea. I feel so dehydrated and have drank over 64 ounces of water in just a few hours. I am hoping that it will flush this medication out of my system.”

1 / 10
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