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Condition: Clostridium Difficile Bacteria Related Colitis
8/12/2013 9:27:50 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Being this young and taking eight pills a day is not something I want to be doing. The capsules make it easy to swallow, although I am not done with my prescription, so far everything's looking good.

Condition: Clostridium Difficile Bacteria Related Colitis
6/19/2012 6:58:37 PM

Reviewer: zimmy1984, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
On this drug for the third time to cure c.diff, which was caused by antibiotics. it worked great the first two times, but c.diff came back after i stopped. i am now on it for 6 weeks. but i noticed improvement within 48 of the vancomycin. thank god for insurance because 6 week supply is almost $6000. i only had to pay $12.

Condition: Clostridium Difficile Bacteria Related Colitis
2/3/2012 4:03:07 PM

Reviewer: Holly N., 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was on Vanco several times last summer for C. diff, and now, 6 months later, I have it again...along with heat and neuro problems, quite possibly tied in with being on the Vancomycin

Condition: Clostridium Difficile Bacteria Related Colitis
4/30/2011 11:19:41 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
C.diff is terrible - Dr.s & dentists really need to make people more aware of the possible effects of antibiotic over-use, & especially clindomycin, often the culprit in contracting this disease. Had I known about c.diff, I would have held off on more antibiotics for my infected thumb, at least for a while! And then I would also take massive doses of probiotics along with the antibiotics, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Clostridium Difficile Bacteria Related Colitis
4/4/2009 12:36:03 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
i have c-diff had 2seperate 2weeks of flagyl and then 2weeks of vancomycin and my symptoms returned after a few days im on my 2nd round of it for a total of 4 weeks doctors said you have to taper off of it you cant just stop taking. i dont now if this works yet but i have been fighting c-diff for almost 4 months make sure to take activia and probotics once aday with this this will help rebuild th ... Show Full Comment

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