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Condition: Mycobacterium Avium Bacteria Infection
10/17/2017 3:36:08 PM

Reviewer: MAC2017, 45-54 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Diagnosed with MAC Dec 2016 after 6 days in the hospital, a cat scan and a bronchoscopy. The MAC was verified after 6 weeks from culture from the bronchoscopy. Given Rifampin, Azithromycin 500 Mg/day, Ethambutol 1600 mg/day. I am on these 3 since Feb 2017 and will be on them at least till December. My best friend is plain oatmeal (water

Condition: Mycobacterium Avium Bacteria Infection
12/2/2013 10:06:50 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on this medication for about 6 months when my vision was severely affected. I cannot drive at all. I can only read, do computer work, use my cell phone with the aid of a magnifying glass. Been off med for 7 weeks with no improvement. Scheduled to see a neuro specialist.

Condition: Mycobacterium Avium Bacteria Infection
8/7/2013 10:05:47 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Experienced nausea, extreme sweats, hot flashes, dizziness and a rash resembling ezema. Continued treatment for six months which concluded in negative sputum sample, but had to discontinue due to side effects.

Condition: Mycobacterium Avium Bacteria Infection
11/10/2012 2:58:18 PM

Reviewer: Jeanne, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on this medication for 3 months now and I have noticed my vision is getting worse by the day. I think I am also going deaf. It is very tough medication to take! I am right now weighing the decision to stop taking them.

Condition: Mycobacterium Avium Bacteria Infection
7/26/2011 12:59:33 AM

Reviewer: MSarge1980, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Started of with a severe case of MAI that put me in the hospital for long periods of time. Medication is to be used in combination with Rifampin and Azithromycin. Problem: had to leave Rifampin because it was severely dropping my platelet count to critical condition. Platelets are doing som much more better with also the addition of Prednisone to keep those levels up. Only two docotrs out there wh ... Show Full Comment

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