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Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare - Treatment - We live in Tampa, fl and just diagnosed with?

... mycobacterium avium intracellulare. First we were told sarcoidosis , then lymphoma, then leprosy, then Mac , then back to leprosy, now back to Mac . Anyone that has this, can you tell me if u ...

Posted 1 Mar 2014 1 answer

Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare - I live in Miami,Florida & want to know if anyone here has this?

... know if someone with MAC live here. I also want to know what are your symptons because I feel a lot of symptons. I used ethambutol and my opticnerve was damaged. I also want to know a good ...

Posted 24 Nov 2013 3 answers

Ethambutol - has anyone experienced side effects from ethambutol.

I have been diagnosed with MAI. One of the drugs recommended is ethambutol. Has anyone experiened side effects from this medication?

Posted 20 Jun 2013 0 answers

What is the difference between rifampin and rifabutin?

I notice most post that they are on the rifampin, yet I was put on rifabutin. It is horrible and I don't think I can stay on it. Would the rifampin be any easier in side effects? I also take ...

Posted 19 Mar 2012 3 answers

Does tinitus (ringing in the ears) go away after stopping Zithromax?

I have been on it for six months due to a bacterial infection in my lungs and have started noticing hearing loss and tinitus. I have to take it for several more months. Also found that I am tired all ...

Posted 18 Jan 2013 1 answer

Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare -- Have you had treatment, what are the side effects, honestly?

Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare -- TreatmentSide Effects - Need Honest Imput! I was diagnosed with ... avium-intracellulare (by culture) 08/07 and Bronchiectasis. In time I was blessed the find ...

Posted 12 May 2011 4 answers

I stopped taking Ethambutol, Rifbutin and azithro. 5 days ago. Still suffering from side effects?

Have had severe nausea, some vomiting, fever, tingling feet, joint pain and floating dots in my field of vision. Has anyone else continued having the side effects after stopping? Now, I'm just ...

Posted 23 Mar 2012 2 answers

Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare -- Treatment - Hello All, This question id for my wife who has?

... MAI. she had surgery in Feb and they cut out a node from her lung. she then was contacted by our county health department as a suspected TB patient and given some god awful meds that crashed her ...

Posted 30 Jun 2011 0 answers

Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare -- Treatment - are you members actually being treateds for this?

... disease. I have now had the disease 4 timnes. can you ever be cured

Posted 11 Feb 2011 3 answers

Could rifampin discolor my dental work, caps, crown, implant?

I don't wear dentures, but I have 4 caps, 1 crown, 1 implant. I was diagnosed with mai, and prescribed rifampin, azithromycin, and ethambutol. i am concerned about the yellowing that may occur. ...

Posted 4 Aug 2010 1 answer

Atypical Mycobacterial Infection - I am taking rifampin, ethambutol and azithromycin 3 days per week

... for Mycobacteria Avium Complex. Can I drink alcohol on an "off" med day?

Posted 21 Feb 2010 1 answer

Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare -- Treatment - I want to know, what other course of treatment is?

... out there! If there is at least a 50% failure rate with the standard 3!!! Doesn't that say something!! Plus, if you cannot tolerate these, what good does all this do? You have to possibly ...

Posted 4 Oct 2009 2 answers

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