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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 failed me and...

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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

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Anonymous | 55-64 | On medication for 1 to 6 months | Patient
2/28/2021
Condition: Prevention of Perioperative Infection
Overall rating 5.0
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After having knee joint replacement, a torn muscle required a second surgery on my knee within 5 weeks. There were concerns of an infection in my knee after taking tests. Less than two weeks into treatment, no infection indicators in my blood work. All blood work was perfect. I drank a lot of fluids, especially milk and water and had no kidney issues show up in my blood work. About a month into the treatment, for a week, I did have dizziness and headaches. Lasted only for a week and drank fluids first thing in the morning when the side affects showed up. Home Healthcare got me setup so it was easy to use, twice a day. Treatment was for six weeks. The nurses from Home Healthcare took care of the site and replacing bandages. At first I thought this would suck, but did not take long to realize the antibiotic was working and was not a big deal. Better than having an infection in my new knee replacement.

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Anonymous | 55-64 | Female | On medication for less than 1 month | Patient
2/22/2021
Condition: Infection Occurring During or Soon After an Operation
Overall rating 5.0
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I felt so much better after receiving this antibiotic in the hospital for a large hematoma post evacuation infection. After 2 doses January 1 and 2, I felt better than i have in a long time. But since then, I cannot get a doctor to prescribe it for me and the issue is still going on and it is now the end of February.

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Atyoder | 25-34 | On medication for less than 1 month | Patient
1/27/2020
Condition: Bacterial Pneumonia caused by Staphylococcus
Overall rating 2.7
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I was started on this drug via IV after being diagnosed with pneumonia. Immediately after starting it, I had severe itching of the scalp. I then began having anxiety type behavior (bouncing legs heavy breathing). I have time gaps associated with this time. After the first two IV treatments, the anxiety went away but then came audio toxicity. Each time was given the medication I would experience auditory hallucinations, a buzzing, and a muffling of sound around me. I am not a fan of this medication and it seems it needs to be further vetted.

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golfshop | 55-64 | On medication for less than 1 month | Patient
1/16/2019
Condition: Skin Infection due to Staphylococcus Aureus Bacteria
Overall rating 5.0
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Had cellulitis diagnosed on the left side of face, took clyndimycin orally without much effect. Was admitted to the hospital and had vancomycin iv's 2 a day for 3 days, showed quick improvement within a day, had a picc put in on last day and did 10 days of iv therapy at twice a day intervals. Had a bout with diahrea one week after therapy was done for 5 days and came out of it after eating probiotic type foods.

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Luckystars | 45-54 | Female | On medication for less than 1 month | Patient
11/28/2018
Condition: infection caused by bacteria
Overall rating 5.0
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I was very sick upon arrival to the ER with possible sepsis. I have 3 doses 8 hours apart and felt much better the next day. Of course, I required more antibiotics upon my release but I am so thankful for this drug. No side effects. This is not to be used at older ages however. That is when the difficulty arises.

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