Vancomycin

14,375
Discussions
Share your experience
Other names: Vancocin
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
Vancomycin International Nonproprietary Name is a glycopeptide antibiotic used in the prophylaxis and treatment of infections caused ...
Read on Wikipedia
2.5
5 14375
Satisfaction score
?
Based on medical discussions around the web
Rate it yourself
Your rating:
Your rating has been added!
Vancomycin for Infection
14,375 conversations around the web about Vancomycin to help you make a decision
We analyzed what people said about Vancomycin and compared it to other Infection medications
Share your experience
2.5
Satisfaction score
?

Does Vancomycin cause Weight Gain ?

#3 in Vancomycin discussions - 80 posts discuss Weight Gain with Vancomycin. Weight Gain is #3 concern in Vancomycin discussions.
content loaded dynamically
Filter
Filters:
Gender
Role
Age
All
We found 80 discussions
Post from
www.drugs.com
200mg through an inhaler?Vancomycin can cause weight gain....
" ...HCL 200mg through an inhaler? Vancomycin can cause... "

this was over 6 months ago. I have gained back to 171 lbs....
" ...news!!!!!! I had infusions of vancomycin daily for 2 weeks and have not had an outbreak since.... and this was over 6 months ago. I have gained back to 171 lbs. and am doing MUCH better. I believe... "

Post from
www.remedyspot.com
n vancomycin which reduces his appetite. I have cut down...
" ... My son has gained 2 kgs in 1 month since he ...less than before as he is also on vancomycin which reduces his appetite. I have ...even more but he is gaining weight so rapidly that he got... "

Post from
cdiffdiscuss.org
crazy D since being on Vancomycin in October, but had lot...
" ...Hi, I now have Strep Throat. I was diagnosed with ...had the crazy D since being on Vancomycin in October, but had lot so food issues, weight loss etc. Over the last month, I have ...many months. But now... "

I am allergic to vancomycin or not.In any case, I found th...
" ...allergic to. I don't know if I am allergic to vancomycin or not. In any case, I found that Mino helped me gain some weight. I did lose some of... "

Post from
cdiffdiscuss.org
the weight lost however it seems the C-Diff has gotten worse...
" ...positive and have tried Flagyl, Vancomycin and it has not helped. ...low residue diet. I have gained back the weight lost however it seems the C-Diff has gotten worse with all the carbs. ...my energy up. I... "

5th treatment started with IV Vancomycin to control and sta...
" Xifaxan combined with Vancomycin success My 85 y/o father ...day) X2. His 5th treatment started with IV Vancomycin to control and stabilize ...of Vanco and Xifaxan. He has been well and gaining weight... "

first round of vancomycin didn't help, but in June I was...
" ...months before I was diagnosed with UC. I'm not exactly sure ...thin). The first round of vancomycin didn't help, but in June I was hospitalized and given first Flagyl for a few days ...doing a lot better.... "

Post from
mrsa-forum-usa.com
n June and I took vancomycin for eight weeks then in Oct g...
" ...did not work. Now we know the cause was mrsa. They of course could ...in June and I took vancomycin for eight weeks then in ...is mrsa. I too have gained a lot of weight and have no strength. I... "

August. BUT...ended my Vancomycin treatments on Friday an...
" ...several months of C-diff infection. Put on a few lbs since reversal surgery/infection hospitalizations in ...June, July, and August. BUT...ended my Vancomycin treatments on Friday and with... "

Your Saved Posts ()

The side effects featured here are based on those most frequently appearing in user posts on the Internet. The manufacturer's product labeling should always consulted for a list of side effects most frequently appearing in patients during clinical studies. Talk to your doctor about which medications may be most appropriate for you.
Back to Signup
Please wait...