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Ritalin
User Ratings:
6
Effectiveness
6.5
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6.5
Holistic Benefits
took it as a study aid and recreationally and highly suggest it. Powerful high, felt like just getting things done, idk. Very alert for first hour and then smooth awakeness, no background tiredness as in coffee.
Ibuprofen
User Ratings:
6.7
Effectiveness
1.8
Side Effects
5.9
Holistic Benefits
I take Ibuprofen OTC for headaches, body aches, cold/flu, joint pain, etc. I usually take 400-600 mg and it is wonderful because it helps with pain and inflammation with NO side effects. When I had my wisdom teeth pulled out I preferred taking 800 mg ibuprofen over tylenol, darvocet, hydrocodone, and percocet. Also, when I broke my foot and had tendonitis I was given prescription 800mg ibuprofen and it was the best thing for the pain and inflammation. I would rather take Ibuprofen then any o... View full comment
Aloe Vera
User Ratings:
7.9
Effectiveness
0.5
Side Effects
6.9
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It really worked, it also soothed my heartburn as well as i felt more energetic, and appetite was great, as i drank this my digestion was much better, stomach was working great!
Xyzal
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4.3
Effectiveness
5.5
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5.2
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To the person who was taking Xyzal for sinusitis and yelled at your boss I can sure identify with you on this. I previously wrote that while taking Xyzal I was hallucinating. The hallucinations was mostly at night time when I took the pills. I had hallucinations with my boss and co-workers. I kept my family up for 5 days and I lost a weeks pay from work. My twin sister and my older sister took me to the ER which determined it was the medicine. I only took 2 of the pills which was only 5 mill... View full comment
Gardasil Human Papillomavirus Vaccine
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My 23 year old daughter had her first gardasil shot in March 2009. Within 12 hours she suffered left sided weakness, resperitory distress and a severe muscle type seizure and was in the hospital. She still is suffering from severe muscle spasms, cognitive impairment and needs to take Klonopin on a daily basis. We are trying to find a cure for this but doctors are putting their hands in the air and saying its probably psychological..BIG COP-OUT!! She is a smart vivacious college senior who is... View full comment
Namenda
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4.6
Effectiveness
4.8
Side Effects
3.4
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I hope taking this medicine will allow me to remember more.
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Effectiveness
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Side Effects
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