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User Reviews for Zyvox to treat Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Infection

Zyvox has an average rating of 9.2 out of 10 from a total of 14 ratings for the treatment of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Infection. 100% of users who reviewed this medication reported a positive effect, while 0% reported a negative effect.

Zyvox Rating Summary

9.2/10 average rating

14 ratings from 14 user reviews.

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Reviews for Zyvox

Anonymous · Taken for less than 1 month July 29, 2012

“I had a MRSA staph infection when I was 14. I had almost died from the infection and due to my heart problems it made things even more complicated with treatment. I was in the hospital and had to get surgery on my right had to remove the mass of it. I was released days later after Zyvox started to kill off the rest of it. I took the medicine for 2 weeks and a charity started by the Zyvox company covered most of the expenses.”

10 / 10
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Anonymous September 12, 2009

“I was diagnosed with MRSA in the hospital. The infectious disease doctor said I was lucky that it responded to Zyvox. It's a much better and easier alternative to IVs for a month. The medicine did make me feel nauseous. It was however very effective.”

8 / 10
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Anonymous · Taken for less than 1 month June 21, 2012

“I contracted MRSA in my right foot second toe. My Dr. Gave me Zyvox because I had MRSA before and it was very hard to heal. It worked very well in clearing it up. It was the worst 2 weeks of my life. I had nausea, diarrhea. Weakness, I felt horrible. I suppose it was better than losing my toe. It worked for me. I would use it again if the need arose. I am just glad my insurance paid for it or I couldn't have used it.”

8 / 10
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SandhillsRider August 5, 2009

“I acquired a Staph infection after rotator cuff surgery. It was as painful if not more painful as shingles. Have been taking Zyvox for 14 days with 3 to go. It has worked to heal the sores. The problem is the constant stomach upset and nausea. It is a very unpleasant feeling. Somewhat like sea sickness.”

9 / 10
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Kristie J. October 13, 2009

“I am starting on my second week of a 28 day regimen of Zyvox. I have had a Staph infection for over a year that will go away after being lanced, and then come right back in a different place. So far, the infection is gone, and am praying that it doesnt come back. There has been some nausea, stomach aches, and being more tired than normal. Would take that any day over the pain of a severe Staph infection.”

10 / 10
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Anonymous August 2, 2011

“I got a MRSA staph infection from a cut on my knee. As the infection spread all across the knee, I was admitted into the hospital. I went through surgery where they flushed the joint with antibiotics but it didn't help the infection so they prescribed 2 weeks of oral Zyvox and the infection seems to have gone away. We just can't seem to keep the swelling down. ”

8 / 10
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one of you guys October 31, 2013

“I had MRSA inf. last 8 yrs, all around the body. One heals and other one starts, went to my heart twice too. Now this many years of this, I end up to get Sepsis, I have no words to tell, how bad I feel...too bad, I guess. God Bless You All, who went true this bad infection.”

10 / 10
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SWB January 8, 2016

“I am a CF patient that has MRSA in my lungs. Any time I have a flareup, I'm always given oral Zyvox and it knocks the infection out quickly and keeps it away for months! Great drug, minimal side effects, very rare for resistance to develop, etc. Only downside is the price, but luckily my insurance covers it with just a 1 dollar or so copay.”

10 / 10
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Sam143 December 7, 2009

“I have had 5 major abdominal sugeries in the last 3 years. I developed MRSA after the last one in May. I have gone through a 3 week treatment and now have tested positive again for MRSA. I still have 2 open wounds that won't heal from the last surgery. I hope this round with the medication will take care of the MRSA.”

9 / 10
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NA$ · Taken for less than 1 month February 1, 2018

“Within 12 hours this potent drug is a beast, it gets in theRE and knocks the hell out of MRSA. Rationing of these MRSA staph infection drugs is unacceptable when you've been verified by lab. The stuff coming out of my nose looked like movie alien. It was wicked to get my first dose of ZYVOX. I was relieved I got it. I got it after CAT scans, 3 more hours ER, I was quarantined at ER. Well that's my nightmare of MRSA. Just demand ZYVOX your only downside is diarrhea so get some Pepto and immodium. It is a small price to get rid of MRSA. It's amazing my nasal passages are open I can breathe. ”

10 / 10
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CF Patient · Taken for less than 1 month June 1, 2013

“I use Zyvox to control MRSA infections in my lungs. Works fairly well on other bacteria too, gives good coverage. The Liquid tastes like mediciney cream cicle. Goes down easier with apple juice for children.”

9 / 10
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Sharon R February 28, 2016

“I have osteomyelitis of temporal bone. In the hospital for 1 wk, sent home on IV Vancomycin & Cephrine. After 4 wks back to Hospital for chills & fever. In for a wk, low blood & increased iron...all due to IV. Sent home on Zyvox & Levaquin for 30 days, hoping infection has cleared (will find out after finish meds). Side effects: nausea, diarrhea, dizziness, cannot eat as nothing taste right, GERD, pressure in the sterum area, extremely tired, short of breath, yeast infection, insomnia, muscle & joint aches, emotional and today red spots on skin. Needless to say I feel horrible! Hopefully this will all be over soon but don't feel I will ever be the same. If this works then it's an amazing, wonderful drug. However, it's very expensive. Thank goodness for patient assistance!”

8 / 10
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A nursing mom · Taken for less than 1 month September 3, 2015

“I got a breast infection that was found to be mrsa. I was admitted for IV antibiotics. I was exclusively nursing a 6 week old. I continued to nurse my newborn with the infection and on the medication. My baby or I had no side effects. (no yeast, digestive issues) It cleared up my infection fast. I got 3 days of IV and 7 more days of oral medication.”

10 / 10
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Pro-Z · Taken for 1 to 6 months January 7, 2018

“Had an infection that would not clear...nosocomal..after surgery. Was the only med that got RID of it completely. No further problems OR recurrences! I had no side effects.”

10 / 10
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