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What patients are saying about
Vancomycin and Weight Gain

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Bloating
  • 74 posts reported Bloating with Vancomycin, 0.61% of total posts
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Weight Gain
  • Weight Gain is #5 in Vancomycin discussions.
  • 67 posts reported Weight Gain with Vancomycin, 0.55% of total posts
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Dizzy
  • 61 posts reported Dizzy with Vancomycin, 0.5% of total posts
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  • 50 posts reported Kidney Failure with Vancomycin, 0.41% of total posts
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What patients are saying about Vancomycin and Weight Gain

67 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
this was over 6 months ago. I have gained back to 171 lbs....
...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 also...
know if I am allergic to vancomycin or not. In any case,...
...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 what I gained, but...
His 5th treatment started with IV Vancomycin to control and...
...combined with Vancomycin success My 85 y/o ...day) X2. His 5th treatment started with IV Vancomycin to control and stabilize ...Vanco and Xifaxan. He has been well and gaining weight for...
first round of vancomycin didn't help, but in June I was...
...I was diagnosed with UC. I'm not ...The first round of vancomycin didn't help, but in June I was hospitalized and given first Flagyl for a few ...lot better. I've put back on the weight plu...
in June and I took vancomycin for eight weeks then in Oct...
...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 streng...
August. BUT...ended my Vancomycin treatments on Friday...
...C-diff infection. Put on a few lbs since reversal surgery/infection hospitalizations in June, July, and August. BUT...ended my Vancomycin treatments on ...haven't really gained weight(maybe li...
500mg 3x day. OV is poorly absorbed and so has no side effec...
...to put her on oral vancomycin pills (OV) 500mg 3x day. OV is poorly absorbed and so has no side effects. Within 2 days all ...to 1-2 solid stools!!!! She has gained 5-6 pounds in 5 weeks. Her co...
and had to be given Vancomycin because I was having such...
...child, and had to be given Vancomycin because I was having such ...months. I took the antibiotic for a week, I gained over 30 lbs and had a healthy baby boy! Note: I do...
daughter has been taking 500mg oral vancomycin (OV) 3x /...
...study my daughter has been taking 500mg oral vancomycin (OV) 3x / day for ...normalized - 1-2 solid stools/day; gained 6 pounds.  She just had a colonoscopy...
week spite being on vancomycin and gentamicin. Surgeons...
...tell where though She has been spiking fevers for the past week spite being on vancomycin and gentamicin. Surgeons suspect ...the year anyway. She is slowly gaining weight and is on both...
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