Clostridium difficile colitis is found among people who take Gentamicin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Metronidazole, and have Pneumonia . We study 7,436 people who have side effects while taking Gentamicin from FDA and social media. Among them, 37 have Clostridium difficile colitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Clostridium difficile colitis and more.
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Gentamicin has active ingredients of gentamicin sulfate. It is often used in endocarditis. (latest outcomes from Gentamicin 10,360 users)
Clostridium difficile colitis (inflammation of colon by clostridium difficile bacteria infection) has been reported by people with death, drug ineffective, agranulocytosis, abdominal pain, disease recurrence (latest reports from 5,907 Clostridium difficile colitis patients).
On Sep, 18, 2016
7,436 people reported to have side effects when taking Gentamicin.
Among them, 37 people (0.5%) have Clostridium Difficile Colitis
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** Reports from social media are used.
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Have C. Diff, a recent CT scan shows I have kidney stones. Exactly one month prior I had a CT scan as well, no stones. Are these related? Dr says the kidney stones are of no importance. I have been dealing with this for a year now, it is always a violent episode with diarrhea and/or vomiting, significant weight loss, excruciating abdominal and rectal cramping. In two of the incidents i had bloody liquid diarrhea. In all incidents I had diarrhea too many times to count. In the past year I have been prescribed 8 antibiotics some being two at a time. I am now on pain meds and nausea meds from this episode 4 days ago. Went to my dr this morning, he refused to refer me to a GI doctor because it would make him look like an idiot and that he can take care of the c diff. Now, i havent had a bowel movement for 3 weeks, after being diagnosed. Doctor only ordered another fecal, i reminded him i havent gone since the last test. He said when i do finally have a bowel movement to just bring it back then. I so badly need help! ERs say see your primary care, primary care does nothing. I am suffering so badly, i do not know where to turn. Sorry for the book ive written, just scared. Oh, and did i mention my doctors nurse is C Diff positive as well, before me of course. Thank you so ever much!
Was on metronidazole for c diff which didn't work to get rid of it. Wondering now if this oral vancomycin medication will do the job that the other couldn't do. So far this new medication has given me a very bad stiff neck. Has anyone taken this and it cured your c diff.
Have C. Diff, a recent CT scan shows I have kidney stones. Exactly one month prior I had a CT scan as well, no stones. Are these related? Dr says the kidney stones are of no importance. I have been dealing with this for a year now, it is always a violent episode with diarrhea and/or ...
I am writing on behalf of my teenage daughter, who has just been released from an eight day hospital stay due to CDIFF and pancreatitis. This was her second bout with CDIFF. She had an FMT in January, and contracted it again because she was given an antibiotic. This time she was rushed to the ...
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