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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Zyvox Oral.

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39 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Other
7/27/2013 10:20:51 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was bit my a poisonous spider and the wound turned into a MRSA staph infection. I was in the hospital for 2 1/2 days and was given IV antibiotic. I was lucky that the doctor was able to lance the wound instead of having to cut the poison out of me which I was originally told he was going to have to do. I was given Zyvox once a day to take for 10 days. I was told I was going to feel like I had th ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
5/8/2013 12:12:56 PM

Reviewer: rjohn5606, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My 92 year old mother nearly died from taking this drug in combination with Lexapro. She had a UTI which was not responding to treatment by IV at assisted living housing administered by home health care. So her doctor prescribed this NEW medicine in tablet form for 10 days, twice a day. For the first 2 or 3 days there seemed to be noticable improvement, but then she took a turn for the worse w ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
1/23/2013 9:11:46 AM

Reviewer: sandy, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
has caused bleeding in the liver, had to have 13 blood tansfusion, is this normal?

Condition: Other
9/12/2011 2:59:17 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
After bug bite and getting MRSA, I had surgery, was put on 2 antibiotics then switched to vancomycin IV for 17 days. Had fever, chills, stomach problems continuously, was put back in hospital and put on Zyvoc IV for 2 days, then sent home on pills, would have been very expensive but insurance covered most. Have dry mouth, cracked lips, upset stomach, unable to eat, drink, had diarhea, dry heaves. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
12/26/2010 11:35:53 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This med was prescribed for me after I developed a vancomycin rash after being on IV Vanco for several weeks. I was being treated for a staph aureus infection contracted after back surgery. The infection went into my three joint replacements. Zyvox caused sleeplessness and extreme tiredness and some diarrhea. The sleeplessness was the most difficult side effect, the tiredness being a result of tha ... Show Full Comment

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