Review: could Vancomycin hydrochloride cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Vancomycin hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Acyclovir, and have Diabetes.
We study 2,337 people who have side effects while taking Vancomycin hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Vancomycin hydrochloride has active ingredients of vancomycin hydrochloride. It is often used in mrsa infection. (latest outcomes from 2,405 Vancomycin hydrochloride users)
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,545 Weight gain patients)
On Jan, 29, 2015: 2,337 people reported to have side effects when taking Vancomycin hydrochloride. Among them, 22 people (0.94%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Vancomycin hydrochloride when people have Weight gain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Vancomycin hydrochloride * :
|Weight gain||39.13%||60.87% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Vancomycin hydrochloride * :
|Weight gain||5.26%||5.26%||10.53%||21.05%||0.00%||10.53%||21.05%||26.32% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Vancomycin hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (4 people, 18.18%)
- Aspergillosis (4 people, 18.18%)
- Prophylaxis (3 people, 13.64%)
- Hypomagnesaemia (2 people, 9.09%)
- Sleep disorder (2 people, 9.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Acyclovir (8 people, 36.36%)
- Lasix (7 people, 31.82%)
- Fluconazole (7 people, 31.82%)
- Famotidine (6 people, 27.27%)
- Morphine (6 people, 27.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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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.
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