Vancomycin

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Other names: Vancocin
Method of use: Injection, Pill
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Vancomycin International Nonproprietary Name is a glycopeptide antibiotic used in the prophylaxis and treatment of infections caused ...
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Does Vancomycin cause Tinnitus ?

Tinnitus is a known side effect of Vancomycin
#4 in Vancomycin discussions - 72 posts discuss Tinnitus with Vancomycin. Tinnitus is #4 concern in Vancomycin discussions.
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Post from
www.asthma.org.uk
tinnitus since I had IV vancomycin back in September...
" ...and my hearing was normal then. I have had very mild bilateral tinnitus since I had IV vancomycin back in September 2006 but that's not so unusual... "

today 15 years later. The Vancomycin have caused tinnitus...
" ...prescribed Amikacin via ...sensitive to Gentamycin and suffered permanent inner ear balance loss which I still live with today 15 years later. The Vancomycin have caused tinnitus and the roarin... "

As a result of the antibotic, I have ringing in my ears...
" ...weeks taking vancomycin through an IV and home with IV taking same stuff for 3 weeks. As a result of the antibotic, I have ringing in my ears. It is... "

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www.j-pouch.org
had tinnitus but worse that I had permanant hearing loss....
" ...permanant ringing and hearing loss from other ...tests. I had been on vancomycin and they confirmed that I definitely had tinnitus but worse that I had permanant hearing loss. They also tested... "
June 9, 2015
Please help:

I had an infection while in the hospital. I was given Vancomycin for nearly a month and as a result I am totally and permanently deaf.

Could you provide me the names of experts on ototoxity and articles that address the ototoxity of Vancomycin.

Thank you in advance. Jack

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cdiffdiscuss.org
report ear ringing and some hearing loss with the Vancomycin...
" ...No, the ear ringing was from Vanco. ...said he has had patients report ear ringing and some hearing loss with the Vancomycin and was glad I was able to ...day basis. My tinnitis did get wors... "

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mrsa-forum.com
Have you been taking vancomycin? The ringing in the ears...
" ...George and CJ. Have you been taking vancomycin? The ringing in the ears is an occasional side... "

any liver issues in me from my time on Vancomycin but it...
" ...aware of any liver issues in me from my time on Vancomycin but it did... "

days. I know Vancomycin can cause issues in that area....
" ...had two rounds of ICE and have no hearing loss. I do occasionally experience some ringing in my ears. I'm not sure what ...ringing during my Vancomycin days. I know Vancomycin can cause issue... "

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Does anyone have experience with vancomycin? How much of a...
" ...I am desperate to have the Lyme cured, yet I am extremely worried about doing anything that could worsen my tinnitus, already a source of anxiety. Does anyone have experience with vancomycin?... "

(which I'm allergic to) and vancomycin. -- Steven D....
" ...wrote: Vancomycin is a very aggressive ...trade hearing and tinnitus problems, etc. for your ...except amoxicillin (which I'm allergic to) and vancomycin. -- Steven D. Litvintcho... "

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