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Chloraprep Bacterial Infection Side Effects

Chloraprep Bacterial Infection Side Effect Reports

The following Chloraprep Bacterial Infection side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Bacterial Infection, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Chloraprep or it might take time to develop.

Bacterial Infection, Product Contamination Microbial, Product Quality Issue, Culture Positive

This Bacterial Infection side effect was reported by a health professional from US. A 7-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: preoperative care. The patient was prescribed Chloraprep (dosage: NA), which was started on Aug 19, 2013. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Chloraprep the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Bacterial Infection
  • Product Contamination Microbial
  • Product Quality Issue
  • Culture Positive
These side effects may potentially be related to Chloraprep.
Bacterial Infection, Device Related Infection

This Bacterial Infection Chloraprep side effect was reported by a health professional from US on Oct 15, 2013. A Female , child 7 years of age, weighting 48.06 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Chloraprep. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Bacterial Infection
  • Device Related Infection
. Chloraprep dosage: Swab, Once Skin Prep. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Lymphoma, Bacterial Infection

This is a Chloraprep side effect report of a 8-year-old patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: antibiotic prophylaxis, who was treated with Chloraprep (dosage:Swab, Once, Skin Prep, start time: Sep 27, 2013), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Bacterial Infection side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Lymphoma
  • Bacterial Infection
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Chloraprep treatment in patients suffering from antibiotic prophylaxis, resulting in Bacterial Infection.

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Chloraprep Bacterial Infection Causes and Reviews

Bacteria are living things that have only one cell. Under a microscope, they look like balls, rods, or spirals. They are so small that a line of 1,000 could fit across a pencil eraser. Most bacteria won't hurt you - less than 1 percent of the different types make people sick. Many are helpful. Some bacteria help to digest food, destroy disease-causing cells, and give the body needed vitamins. Bacteria are also used in making healthy foods like yogurt and cheese.

But infectious bacteria can make you ill. They reproduce quickly in your body. Many give off chemicals called toxins, which can damage tissue and make you sick. Examples of bacteria that cause infections include Streptococcus, Staphylococcus, and E. coli.

Antibiotics are the usual treatment. When you take antibiotics, follow the directions carefully. Each time you take antibiotics, you increase the chances that bacteria in your body will learn to resist them causing antibiotic resistance. Later, you could get or spread an infection that those antibiotics cannot cure.

NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Chloraprep Bacterial Infection Reviews

Tue, 03 Aug 2010
I had surgery to repair a collapsed Radius bone after a fracture and had Chloraprep used on me from my left hand to above my elbow. The second day after surgery, you could see a whelt under the top part of the dressing the docotr had applied. By the third day, I had to call the doctor. The had me remove the dressing which revealed blisters all along the incision area and the rest of the arm was swollen and covered with a raised red rash. Since I had the surgery done and hour and a half away from where I live, the sent me to the ER at the local hospital. They thought I had a Bacterial Infection so started dosing me with IV antibiotics which did no good. After 2 trips to my doctor, and several prescriptions, my arm is finally on the mend. I was finally prescribed oral prednisone after the prescription cortizone cream failed to work. I was also prescribed a high dose of antihistimine. I still have a problem with going into the sun or heat. As soon as I walk outside and the sun hits my skin, I get the rash adn itching all over again. Hopefully this will be a temporary thing. It said on the Chloraprep web site that if this happens to contact your doctor because it could be something else..........going to research that!
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Top Chloraprep Side Effects

Skin Irritation (75)
Application Site Rash (39)
Rash (23)
Blister (19)
Erythema (17)
Anaphylactic Reaction (17)
Pruritus (16)
Application Site Reaction (13)
Application Site Erythema (13)
Application Site Pruritus (12)
Procedural Complication (12)
Burns Second Degree (11)
Scratch (8)
Application Site Vesicles (8)
Thermal Burn (8)
Burns First Degree (8)
Rash Papular (8)
Scab (7)
Chemical Injury (7)
Post Procedural Infection (6)
Caustic Injury (5)
Accidental Exposure (5)
Application Site Burn (5)
Staphylococcal Infection (5)
Rash Pruritic (5)
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Chemical Burn Of Skin (4)
Application Site Scar (3)
Application Site Pain (3)
Bacterial Infection (3)
Culture Positive (3)
Dermatitis Contact (3)
Feeling Abnormal (3)
Condition Aggravated (3)
Burning Sensation (3)
Excoriation (3)
Pathogen Resistance (3)
Hypersensitivity (3)
Laceration (3)
Post Procedural Complication (3)
Lip Swelling (3)
Postoperative Wound Infection (3)
Swollen Tongue (3)
Swelling (3)
Lymphoma (2)
Injury (2)
Nausea (2)
Oropharyngeal Pain (2)
Pharyngeal Oedema (2)
No Therapeutic Response (2)

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