I am 50 years old I have had 3 kidney transplants I have been ill since I was 17 yrs old I was on dialylis off and on I tried home dialylis 16 years ago and came down with a servere infection that needed to be treated in the hospital with a high dose of vancomycin threw IV after the infection was gone I started having major balance problems and have had them since then. I have tried walking therapy and some other therapy but nothing has worked I can't even walk a straight line
It could be possible that vancomycin affected your balance. It can cause ototoxicity and since the ear is involved in maintaining balance ... it may have affected that part of the ear.
Do you have any hearing problems as well?
- Vancomycin Information for Consumers
- Vancomycin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Vancomycin (detailed)
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