Anyone heard of an infusion called ZINPLAVA

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Anyone heard of an infusion called ZINPLAVA

Postby Clberg » Mon Oct 05, 2020 12:01 pm

I have been battling CDiff for over 10 years. The past year has been the worst ever. I have been on Vancomycin and just finished Dificid. I can’t get this CDiff to go away. My dr just suggested an infusion that’s very new. It scares me to death to think about doing something so new with very scary side effects. Anyone have any information on this infusion? Or have had any positive results?

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Re: Anyone heard of an infusion called ZINPLAVA

Postby roy » Mon Oct 05, 2020 12:47 pm

Do you mean you have copious watery D 3 times or more a day and its lasted 10 years?

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Re: Anyone heard of an infusion called ZINPLAVA

Postby NanciT » Mon Oct 05, 2020 4:52 pm

I am just getting through a Dificid taper and I have an Infectious Disease Specialist that I see. I had CDIFF in 2014/15 and recovered after months of treatment at the time. I also saw 3 GI's.

My current ID doctor did mention this to me due to the fact I was so ill 5 years ago and now have it again. I was in the hospital and did get IV antibiotics before coming down with CDIFF this time.

I read through the side effects and complications of Zinplava, my understanding is it is not a treatment but an infusion given up to 6 months after treatment. At this time I am not going to consider this and I have not found any reviews on it, just the information on the study.


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