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Condition: Bacterial Infection due to Staphylococcus
5/24/2010 5:15:06 PM

Reviewer: Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was prescribed 10 days of Rifampin with 10 days of Bactrim. Due to a spinal-cord injury, I have been on a lot of pain meds for years (Methadone, Dilaudid, Soma, and Klonopin for a related condition). I asked the Urgent Care doctor who prescribed this whether it would interfere with my pain meds, and she said no. A couple of days later, with my back pain shooting through the roof despite me ta ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bacterial Infection due to Staphylococcus
12/9/2009 10:55:22 PM

Reviewer: yoopergal, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am currently taking rifampin for a staph infection along with cipro I been on them both for a little over 2 wks now and the heartburn is hurrendous even though i take prilosec every day it is not working at all, I now find myself taking peptobismal and maalox many times a day. Not only that but the joint pain is also a symptom since taking the rifampin also. I deffinetly do not like being on t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bacterial Infection due to Staphylococcus
10/21/2009 2:43:20 PM

Reviewer: Maddy, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
So far I have only taken 2 doses and last evening after the first dose I had indigestion. Today after the second dose I have constant nausea. I'll continue on and hope these side effects go away.

Condition: Bacterial Infection due to Staphylococcus
11/13/2008 8:52:50 AM

Reviewer: tonya, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
my husband got mrsa after his motorcycle accident he is now takeing the two drugs vancomiacyn and rifampin. we are now waiting to see if will help he has been takeing this since the end of last month oct.its now nov 13.we see the doc. every two weeks. they said 6 to 8 weeks or more of this

Condition: Bacterial Infection due to Staphylococcus
5/5/2008 1:45:55 AM

Reviewer: arnettad@embarqmail.com, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After vacomycin IV and extremely resistant MRSA staph bacterial infection, completed rifampin oral 300 mg twice a day for 28 days. Am now free of MRSA staph.

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