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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of nafcillin IV.

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Condition: Bacterial Infection due to Staphylococcus
6/14/2013 8:27:49 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on infusion Nafcillin treatment for 5 weeks. The 4th week my taste started diminishing. Currently everthing I eat taste terrible especially after chewing for a few seconds. I've had diarrhea the entire 5 weeks. Taking Imodium 4 times a day just slows down occurances.

Condition: Bacterial Infection due to Staphylococcus
5/15/2009 11:48:49 AM

Reviewer: Greg, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I lost much of my sense of taste during the prolonged process of wearing an injection pump feeding a pik line 24/7 for 5 weeks. I developed a troubling itching condition on my legs, arms, back and a few smaller areas. The skin eventually flaked off when the treatment stopped. It took about one month to recover from the symptoms after treatment stopped. The infection invaded my left shoulder whi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bacterial Infection due to Staphylococcus
9/13/2008 8:06:45 PM

Reviewer: on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Exacerbation of seizure disorder. Persistant diarrhea and vomiting. Weight loss. Dehydration.

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