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Condition: Clostridium Difficile Bacteria Related Colitis
11/12/2014 4:09:55 PM

Reviewer: Ar, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have had c diff 6 times in the past 3 years. I think I got it while in the hospital after hip replacement surgery and big amounts of antibiotics. Also have ulcerative colitis. Started on Flagyl, it took care of it but came back. Flagyl again, worked for awhile, but c diff came back, again, and again. Vanco capsules for two weeks (very expensive and put me in donut hole with my insurance). Then ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Clostridium Difficile Bacteria Related Colitis
11/3/2014 6:55:43 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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Condition: Clostridium Difficile Bacteria Related Colitis
10/10/2014 4:39:49 AM

Reviewer: Frustrated w/C Dif, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
My situation is much like the others described here. I have been suffering with a sever case of C Dif for over 4 months. I have been on contact isolation since diagnosis, not that I could leave the house if I wanted too! I have had 2 rounds of Flaggle and now 2 rounds of Vancomycin, I am being changed to yet another medication. The reviews for that one is less encouraging. I was looking to see ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Clostridium Difficile Bacteria Related Colitis
9/6/2014 9:20:02 AM

Reviewer: Jewels, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I will attest that the Vancomycin is easy to use, and its effectiveness while on the medication is good. Except, I've been on Vancomycin for 8 months now and am still not cured. After finishing up with my Vanco regimen, approx. 14 days later i'm down sick again. They are consididing sending me off to OSU in OH. I am so done with this bacterial infection I have !! :(

Condition: Clostridium Difficile Bacteria Related Colitis
5/31/2014 11:08:51 AM

Reviewer: kimmiego, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am still suffering the same symptoms before starting meds but Dr. took another stool sample and said it came back negative. Since stopping meds severe headaches, plus no change in original symptoms.

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