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Condition: Bacterial Infection due to Staphylococcus
11/6/2013 2:09:48 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Here again i was prescibed this drug without any of my drs having first checked that it would be in conflict with the methadone that i take for relief of cronic pain.it has only been four days that i have been taking the 600 mg tablet,however the side affects are the worse i have ever encuntered.so much so,that i had to be taken to the emergency room during the night to seek relief of the extreme ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bacterial Infection due to Staphylococcus
7/19/2013 11:04:14 AM

Reviewer: abpl, 45-54 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was prescribed rifampin for MRSA infection in my nose..I originally got MRSA from an SSI from spinal surgery 5 years ago and it was I thought resolved until I had a nose infection in April where a culture showed MRSA..I was put on Rifampin Doxy and Mucipricin cream..I had to stop the Rifampin 600mg/day as my body and joints were in pain. I stopped the rifampin after 2 days Recently three months ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bacterial Infection due to Staphylococcus
12/15/2011 1:32:23 PM

Reviewer: Babydoc3333, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It worked very effectively combined with Bactrim DS two tabs bid along with Rifampin one cap twice a day to suppress a flare up of MRSA inside of my knee post knee replacement.I nver had open wounds or drainge assoc with MRSA. It has always been contained to knee and leg. I get severe pain and swelling of knee and leg. Aspirations of knee just show tons of WBC's and no bacterial growth even be ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bacterial Infection due to Staphylococcus
5/23/2011 11:52:27 PM

Reviewer: dp1021, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
If I did not know better I would have thought I wrote yoopergal post. I too had cipro and rifampin. Mine was for a knee infedction to remove scar tissue. The knee was replaced five years ago. I was given 40 days of rifampin. I have finished the cipro. After 24 days of twice a day, i stopped taking it. I simply hate the way I feel, hopefully I didn't make a mistake. As one poster said his infec ... Show Full Comment

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

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