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    Condition: Other
    8/1/2014 11:59:56 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Sever allergy reaction Swelling of whole body till the skin split Numbness in fingers and toes Burning pain &blister on hands and fingers still on going for after 1 mo. Red rash at injection site Sever direhrra for more than 2weeks

    Condition: Other
    5/24/2014 8:42:21 PM

    Reviewer: Sayala0729, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I am in constant pain nauseaus vomiting severe diarrhea and develop one Iglesias black rash in my groin I feel like I'm hung over loss of appetite and the pain in my chest muscles very uncomfortable I have an abscess in my neck it has reduced in size due to the vancomycin so I guess it does work but the rash is very uncomfortable and I guess the dr felt its necessary I have few more days to go ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    8/30/2013 12:49:19 PM

    Reviewer: The Lock Lady, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I've had to use this medication 2x's in the last 3 months because of infections I got as a side effect of hidradenitis suppurativa that appeared as Cellulitis. It took longer to work the 2nd time because I'm sure I am becoming resistant to antibiotics. However, the reason for the review I am posting is because one of the side effects I had is not listed but I wanted to share so that ot ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    6/11/2013 1:24:29 AM

    Reviewer: close call, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Removal of cyst on finger by my doctor resulted in staph aur. 10 days in hospital and several months of IV Vancom and my hand and life were saved. I did lose half of my finger which had to be amputated because the infection was in that joint/bone of my finger and still after 6 months of the most powerful antibiotics available. Side effects: hair thinned and changed texture, yeast infections frequ ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    7/17/2012 10:39:34 AM

    Reviewer: Kim, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have been treated 3 times over 5 years for a MRSA infection that keeps popping up. Each time IV Vanco has been used... 3 days in hospital and 2 weeks at home . Administered over 2 hours (slowly) and no itching, redness or anything. This drug has been a miricle for me and without a doubt saved my hand and foot....possibly even my life. It is the "Big Guns", but all the oral ones fai ... Show Full Comment

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