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

Posted 12 May 2011 by katemn 5 answers

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 Doctor Timothy Aksamit at Mayo Clinic in Rochester MN who specializes in MAI/MAC. My understanding is ...

What is the difference between rifampin and rifabutin?

Posted 19 Mar 2012 by csax 4 answers

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 azithro. and ethambutol. Thanks.

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

Posted 24 Nov 2013 by adyen 4 answers

... 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 specialist at Miami-Dade county.

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

Posted 23 Mar 2012 by csax 2 answers

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 left with the debilitating nausea, dizziness and floating dots. Will it go away? Thanks for being ...

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

Posted 11 Feb 2011 by becet 3 answers

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

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

Posted 4 Oct 2009 by dontworry 3 answers

... 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 remain on this stuff for the rest of your life, now how can this be good for the body!!!

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

Posted 21 Feb 2010 by AJ011872 1 answer

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

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

Posted 18 Jan 2013 by butchnan 1 answer

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 the time

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

Posted 4 Aug 2010 by codibel 1 answer

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. if my eyes turn yellow, will it go away? or is it permanent? i know that the coloring of the ...

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

Posted 1 Mar 2014 by Traci in Zephyrhills 1 answer

... 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 have skin plaques all over your body, or running very high fever. None of this makes sense nor does my ...

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