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Review: could Vancomycin hcl cause Liver function test abnormal?

Summary: Liver function test abnormal is found among people who take Vancomycin hcl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Meropenem, and have Bacteraemia.

We study 2,164 people who have side effects while taking Vancomycin hcl from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Liver function test abnormal. Find out below who they are, when they have Liver function test abnormal and more.

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Vancomycin hcl

Vancomycin hcl has active ingredients of vancomycin hydrochloride. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 2,211 Vancomycin hcl users)

Liver function test abnormal

Liver function test abnormal has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression. (latest reports from 20,148 Liver function test abnormal patients)

On Jan, 12, 2015: 2,164 people reported to have side effects when taking Vancomycin hcl. Among them, 10 people (0.46%) have Liver Function Test Abnormal.

Trend of Liver function test abnormal in Vancomycin hcl reports

Time on Vancomycin hcl when people have Liver function test abnormal * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Liver function test abnormal0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Liver function test abnormal when taking Vancomycin hcl * :

FemaleMale
Liver function test abnormal54.55%45.45%

Age of people who have Liver function test abnormal when taking Vancomycin hcl * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Liver function test abnormal0.00%0.00%22.22%0.00%11.11%22.22%11.11%33.33%

Severity of Liver function test abnormal when taking Vancomycin hcl ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Liver function test abnormal ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bacteraemia (3 people, 30.00%)
  2. Menorrhagia (2 people, 20.00%)
  3. Brain abscess (2 people, 20.00%)
  4. Blood culture positive (2 people, 20.00%)
  5. Sepsis (2 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Meropenem (4 people, 40.00%)
  2. Diflucan (3 people, 30.00%)
  3. Morphine (3 people, 30.00%)
  4. Zofran (2 people, 20.00%)
  5. Benadryl (2 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I am on propranolol 10mg 3tad i now have a stomach bug and have been prescribed vancomycin, is it safe to take both together
    I have a very bad stomach bug, can this be caused by use propranolol, and is it safe and will the vancomycin work, while i am taken propranolol
  • Can mrsa cause chronic intestinal pseudo obstruction?
    I had a small bowel obstruction caused by adhesions from an appendectomy carried out 20yrs previously and had grumbling pain ever since but been labelled a malingerer by my family GP until one day at work when I started with terrible tummy ache and sickness like I'd never known, fetching up bile with force. I hated going to hospital after yrs of being called a moaner but after a day of rolling round in pain, temperature of 103 an dehydration, my Mammy insisted we go and I was seen straight away - to my shock I was in theatre within 3hrs with a serious obstruction.
    I never really recovered... The obstruction returned after 2 days and a portion of necrotic bowel was removed, then further fever and cellulitis then MRSA and deaths door.... Isolation in high dependency (intensive care) wound break down, ventilated and all related issues that come with that - chest infection, pneumonia, bed sores. Total time in hospital 8 months. Negative pressure dressing on laparotomy wound, colostomy, picc, 4 rounds of vancomycin, minor flirt with heart failure (just water related) an eventually everything healed. Had a large incisional hernia to repair and some corrective work to the horrific scarring but then the neuropathy started plus problems eating, spewing up after any solid food, more than a few forks, diarrhoea and sickness or constipation nausea and pain driving me mad, tried all manner of drugs, nerve blocks, physio, floating tank, acupuncture, opiates, non opiates, spinal cord stimulation, an now a consultant just had a 'eureka' moment and said were you treated with vancomycin when you had MRSA? If so I'm pretty sure you have chronic intestinal pseudo obstruction and is 90% sure but wants to take a muscle biopsy to be certain. I've had so much surgery and bad news in the last 10yrs I'm terrified of germs, hospital acquired bugs and anaesthetics, is there any other way? Or can I have this test done awake - conscious sedation? I had it before during spinal cord surgery so I know what's involved and it's better than GA as I know what's going on, who is doing what to me etc...
    Does anyone with a medical background know about this ailment/disease? Does it sound feasible that MRSA or it's treatment could have caused this? I was surgically debrided up to every other day when the vac pac/negative pressure machine and dressings were changed and the doctors told me I lost a great deal of tissue and had a lot of nerve damage due to the infection.
    Any patient perspectives on this illness would also be very much valued in helping me make a decision, moving forward. If all this is going to accomplish is to attach a label to the pain but not actually change anything, after fighting it for 10yrs now, avoiding hospital as much as I can, I really can't see the point of exploratory surgerys and biopsys now when it is known that I have this propensity towards adhesions and a new wound means a potentially new adhesion growth site.
    If it helps, the appendectomy happened when I was 10yrs old, the MRSA when I was 30 and I am now 40.
    Beat Wishes.
  • How long did the hives/itching eyes last?
    had back to back allergic reactions to iv abx - after clinda (april 2014) developed sjs - still having hives around my eyes, watering, and severe itching. have been on 4x dose zyrtec, prn benadryl. when will this go away?
  • How do i get rid of this red man syndrome (1 answer)
    This all started March 12th when I had to go in and take the knee out and put in a concrete spacer and I had a pick line and I was getting vancomycin which started this condition called Red Man Syndrome, its a Horrible rash and I think its going away and then it re appears I Need Help Please.
  • Does mrsa affect your memory and thought process
    Level 10 pain almost constant. Nothing seems to help. I am hospitalized now going on a month

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