Gentamicin and Clostridium difficile colitis - from FDA reports
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. This review analyzes which people have Clostridium difficile colitis with Gentamicin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,093 people who have side effects when taking Gentamicin from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 24, 2017
11,093 people reported to have side effects when taking Gentamicin.
Among them, 49 people (0.44%) have Clostridium difficile colitis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Gentamicin when people have Clostridium difficile colitis *:
- < 1 month: 86.96 %
- 1 - 6 months: 13.04 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Clostridium difficile colitis when taking Gentamicin *:
- female: 36.96 %
- male: 63.04 %
Age of people who have Clostridium difficile colitis when taking Gentamicin *:
- 0-1: 4.65 %
- 2-9: 4.65 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 9.3 %
- 50-59: 23.26 %
- 60+: 58.14 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pneumonia (7 people, 14.29%)
- Urine Output Decreased (6 people, 12.24%)
- Preventive Health Care (6 people, 12.24%)
- Insomnia (6 people, 12.24%)
- Fever (5 people, 10.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Metronidazole (14 people, 28.57%)
- Morphine (10 people, 20.41%)
- Omeprazole (9 people, 18.37%)
- Ipratropium Bromide (9 people, 18.37%)
- Albuterol (9 people, 18.37%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Acute Kidney Failure (13 people, 26.53%)
- Pneumonia (11 people, 22.45%)
- Septic Shock (10 people, 20.41%)
- Diarrhea (9 people, 18.37%)
- Convulsion (8 people, 16.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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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.
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I first took Gentamycin for about 3 days in IV (piggy backed) along with Rocephin IV which I took for 4 more weeks IV thru Picc Line at home after taking it IV twice daily 12 days in the hosp in Telemetry- I had Strep Sepsis ..was near brain death in midst of having a Strep Embolic Stroke when ...
I have this infection which is called balantics I think, this red spot that pops up at the head of the penis. I started taking Gentamicin injection cos of it but scared of smoking weed because it might stop the drug from working. I wanna know if smoking weed will make slow the medication or not
This is my first and hopefuuly last time with cdiff. I take flagyl, it seems to be helping, then I had a relapse after taking it for 7 days. Might be due to my diet. as long as I have diarrhea, am I contagious.
I had serious c-dif for 4 1/2 months. Finally after 56 days of Vancomycin (4 daily) and a fecal transplant I got it under control. They say I don't have it but for the pas 2 1/2 months I have had episodes of uncontrollable diarrhea that comes on so quick, if I'm not close to a toilet it just ...