Chloraprep Staphylococcal Infection Side Effect Reports
The following Chloraprep Staphylococcal Infection side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.
This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Staphylococcal 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.
|Skin Irritation, Pruritus, Erythema, Scab, Wound Drainage, Skin Disorder, Staphylococcal Infection, Skin Discolouration|
This Staphylococcal Infection side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 38-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: preoperative care. The patient was prescribed Chloraprep (dosage: NA), which was started on Oct 16, 2013. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Chloraprep the consumer reported the following symptoms:
|Post Procedural Infection, Staphylococcal Infection, Pathogen Resistance, Joint Abscess|
This Staphylococcal Infection Chloraprep side effect was reported by a health professional from US on Mar 13, 2013. A Female , 68 years of age, was diagnosed with
|Post Procedural Infection, Staphylococcal Infection, Pathogen Resistance|
This is a Chloraprep side effect report of a 71-year-old patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: infection prophylaxis, who was treated with Chloraprep (dosage:26ml, Once, Topical, start time: Jan 14, 2013), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Staphylococcal Infection side effect. The patient presented with:
|No Therapeutic Response, Pruritus, Scar, Secretion Discharge, Skin Reaction, Staphylococcal Infection|
A 38-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: preoperative care started Chloraprep With Tint treatment (dosage: 26ml, Once; Topical) on Aug 03, 2010. Soon after starting Chloraprep With Tint treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
|Blister, Cellulitis, Erythema, Pruritus, Staphylococcal Infection, Swelling|
A patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Chloraprep With Tint on Oct 29, 2010. Patient felt the following Chloraprep side effects: blister, cellulitis, erythema, pruritus, staphylococcal infection, swelling Additional patient health information: male , 55 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with
Chloraprep Staphylococcal Infection Causes and Reviews
What are Staphylococcal (staph) infections?
Staphylococcus (staph) is a group of bacteria. There are more than 30 types. A type called Staphylococcus aureus causes most infections.
Staph bacteria can cause many different types of infections, including
- Skin infections, which are the most common types of staph infections
- Bacteremia, an infection of the bloodstream. This can lead to sepsis, a very serious immune response to infection.
- Bone infections
- Endocarditis, an infection of the inner lining of the heart chambers and valves
- Food poisoning
- Toxic shock syndrome (TSS), a life-threatening condition caused by toxins from certain types of bacteria
Some people carry staph bacteria on their skin or in their noses, but they do not get an infection. But if they get a cut or wound, the bacteria can enter the body and cause an infection.
Staph bacteria can spread from person to person. They can also spread on objects, such as towels, clothing, door handles, athletic equipment, and remotes. If you have staph and do not handle food properly when you are preparing it, you can also spread staph to others.Who is at risk for staph infections?
Anyone can develop a staph infection, but certain people are at greater risk, including those who
- Have a chronic condition such as diabetes, cancer, vascular disease, eczema, and lung disease
- Have a weakened immune system, such as from HIV/AIDS, medicines to prevent organ rejection, or chemotherapy
- Had surgery
- Use a catheter, breathing tube, or feeding tube
- Are on dialysis
- Inject illegal drugs
- Do contact sports, since you may have skin-to-skin contact with others or share equipment
The symptoms of a staph infection depend on the type of infection:
- Skin infections can look like pimples or boils. They may be red, swollen, and painful. Sometimes there is pus or other drainage. They can turn into impetigo, which turns into a crust on the skin, or cellulitis, a swollen, red area of skin that feels hot.
- Bone infections can cause pain, swelling, warmth, and redness in the infected area. You may also have chills and a fever.
- Endocarditis causes some flu-like symptoms: fever, chills, and fatigue. It also causes symptoms such as rapid heartbeat, shortness of breath, and fluid buildup in your arms or legs.
- Food poisoning typically causes nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, and a fever. If you lose too many fluids, you may also become dehydrated.
- Pneumonia symptoms include a high fever, chills, and cough that doesn't get better. You may also have chest pain and shortness of breath.
- Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) causes high fever, sudden low blood pressure, vomiting, diarrhea, and confusion. You may have a sunburn-like rash somewhere on your body. TSS can lead to organ failure.
Your health care provider will do a physical exam and ask about your symptoms. Often, providers can tell if you have a staph skin infection by looking at it. To check for other types of staph infections, providers may do a culture, with a skin scraping, tissue sample, stool sample, or throat or nasal swabs. There may be other tests, such as imaging tests, depending on the type of infection.What are the treatments for staph infections?
Treatment for staph infections is antibiotics. Depending on the type of infection, you may get a cream, ointment, medicines (to swallow), or intravenous (IV). If you have an infected wound, your provider might drain it. Sometimes you may need surgery for bone infections.
Some staph infections, such as MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus), are resistant to many antibiotics. There are still certain antibiotics that can treat these infections.Can staph infections be prevented?
Certain steps can help to prevent staph infections:
- Use good hygiene, including washing your hands often
- Don't share towels, sheets, or clothing with someone who has a staph infection
- It's best not to share athletic equipment. If you do need to share, make sure that it properly cleaned and dried before you use it.
- Practice food safety, including not preparing food for others when you have a staph infection
- If you have a cut or wound, keep it covered
Chloraprep Staphylococcal Infection Reviews
|Wed, 12 Sep 2012|
My aunt 77 yrs old has SEVERE all over body rash after Chloraprep use, what's the best way to ease it PLEASE????????????
|Sat, 03 Nov 2012|
Thank you for this info. I had Achilles reattach and they used Chloraprep. Now the rash has spread all the way to my upper thigh. So many have this reaction why are hospitals still using! Betadine for me!!!
|Wed, 27 Jun 2012|
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|Sat, 23 Mar 2013|
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|Thu, 02 Feb 2012|
I had surgery a month ago and it tooks 13 days for it to come out. I ended up taking m-pak and it was gone in 2 days
|Thu, 16 Feb 2012|
My husband underwent surgery to repair an umbilical hernia on 2/10/12, a Friday. He was instructed to apply Hibiclens (which contains the same active ingredient as Chloraprep) the morning of his surgery (which he did). Whether or not it was reapplied by the OR nurses just prior to surgery, we don't know (probably - they had to clean it with something), but by Saturday morning we noticed a rash all over his abdomen and around his waist, as he had been up all night itching. He is still itching like crazy - tiny zit-like bumps everywhere the Hibiclens was applied. The rash is spreading, and some of the bumps have 'pus' inside them. Most are just itchy and red. Benadryl has NOT helped. When we called the surgeon, he tried to blame the rash on Percocet, even though my husband had never before suffered a reaction to that medication, and even though the rash was 'concentrated' in the areas the Hibiclens was applied. He even stopped the Percocet for a day just to see, and the rash continues to worsen - so it's NOT the percocet. This is crazzzy...
|Fri, 17 Feb 2012|
i had my gallbladder remove on 1/25/12 and I have red swollen bumps all round my naval and it itich
|Wed, 18 Apr 2012|
Shingles like intense itching and burning developed on area where Chloraprep was used for surgery. Not allayed by oral or topical Benadryl. Much worse than the pain of the surgery. Called the manufacturer who stated that they have few report of side effects - contrary to indications from patient online comments!
|Sun, 18 Mar 2012|
I had breast biopsy surgery and 3 days later I started seeing red bumps on my chest. They started to go up my neck almost to my chin and the burning and itching did not let me rest. I thought it was the percocet given for pain so I stopped taking it. The rash continued to get worse. I looked up natural remedies cause the topical Benedryl was not working. I use cooled down Chamomile tea and apply with a cotton pad. Tried olive oil and it worked the 1st apllication only. I'm going to try Aloe next to see if relieves the itch. What's getting me nervous is I just found redness near the incision point.
|Mon, 17 Aug 2009|
|i had surgery last wednesday on my foot. last friday i devolped a red bumpy rash that is extreamly itchy. dr told me its a reaction to the Chloraprep used in surgery. to just take benedryal. and if it get too itchy to use cortazone cream. anyone else experiencing these same sympthoms?|