Vancomycin

Category: Antibiotics



Vancomycin Overview

Vancomycin is an antibiotic used to treat a number of bacterial infections.[3] It is recommended intravenously as a treatment for complicated skin infections, bloodstream infections, endocarditis, bone and joint infections, and meningitis caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.[4] Blood levels may be measured to determine the correct dose.[5] Vancomycin is also recommended by mouth as a treatment for severe Clostridium difficile c...

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Vancomycin hydrochloride capsule

I would like to know what vancomycin hydrochloride is for? ## Hello, Lucy! How are you? The FDA classifies Vancomycin as an antibiotic that is used to treat or prevent bacterial infections. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Will this med, help with MRSA? I have tried many, but never completely cured. Thank you ## Mrsa never goes away. But the antibiotics for bacteria infection will help keep it in control. ## What are all the medications available for c-diff? I have taken vancomycin 3 times already and I need to try something else. After a week of being off the meds I am sick again.

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ANTIBIOTIC TABLETS FOR FEVER

I am having a fever now ,cold and cough . every year i am suffering with typhoid and much more cough in winter. ## I took Cefotil 250 per a day . but it can't work for my body for fever . Please suggest me what should i do ? ## Hi Ramzan! I would call my Dr. He can put u on something that will work. ## I have been suffering from fever for the past 10 days. initially I was given dolo650 for 4 days and when fever did not come down I was put on Cifron antibiotic tablets for 5 days still the fever has not come down. Earlier about 4 and half years ago I had similar fever which was not coming down and the blood culture showed that I have staffiloccocus Aeries and was given 30 bottles of Vancomycin I,V. fluids over 10days the fever had come down. Later again the fever had appeared and the ...

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antibiotics that start with r

Used to treat MRSA ## To treat MRSA, Vancomycin or other antibiotics in the same class are used. Other options may include: Flucloxacillin, Erythromycin and Ciprofloxacin. I am not, however, finding any that start with an R. but it is possible that some doctors may use Rocephin, the active ingredient in Ceftriaxone, though it is not listed as being used to treat MRSA. Do you have any other information, such as antibiotic class or anything on the particular one or ones you are seeking information on? ## After taking a round of Cipro and Flagel, I have an imbalance of flora that is causing me diahrrea and stomach pain. I had this before some years ago and was prescribed something that Started with a V. can you suggest something, ## I was in the hospital and was given a IV therapy for 20 d...

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Risks using another antibiotic

I have a very small hole in my back with little drainage,Dr. Put me on these for 30 days.I also had a piccline for a year with vancomycin, put me on doxycycl but had side effects. Should I even bother taking these? P.s. I have had 4 back surgeries in a year, this all stemmed from those!!! ## Hello, Joan! How are you? Actually, the fact that he is having you use different ones is a good thing, so the bacteria can't build up antibiotic resistance so easily. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Hi,after the doxycl they put me on bactrim, same prob!!! I've had my back glued on numerous occasions also. Right now I am on no meds for it. My family Dr. Thi...

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Akt 4 side effects

I have been taking akt-4 for the past month but now I am having pain in my knee joints and wrist joints. Is it also one of the side effects of the medicine? ## I am also under the course of AKT compound drugs.I am taking around 5 months..first 4 months I have not get any pain..but now i am getting pain and swelling on knee.. Please let me know if you get any updates. ## My father has taken AKT4 for 1 month but he still complains of pain in his knee. Is it a side effect? If yes, what should we do? ## I am also under the course of AKT-4 compound drugs. I am taking around 2 months..during the first month I did not feel any pain..but now I am getting pain and swelling on my knee. ## Knee pain or joint pains are one the side effects of taking AKT-4. So, just don't worry. ## I have been t...

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antibiotics that start with V

intravenous antibiotic ## Is the one you are looking for possibly Vancomycin? It is the most commonly used IV antibiotic that starts with a V in the U.S. It can still cause side effects, such as nausea, drowsiness, skin rash and diarrhea. Read more: Please let me know if this is the correct one!

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ZANCOMYCIN

ANTIBIOTIC IV ## cnnot find any ifor on Zancomycin hcl which is being administered to my mother. any info would be helpful ## It is possible you mean Vancomycin, the antibiotic?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Vancomycin
  • Capsule: 125mg, 250mg
  • For Solution: 25mg/ml, 50mg/ml
  • Injection, 10g, 1g, 1g/200ml, 500mg, 500mg/100ml, 5g
  • Powder for Reconstitution: 250mg/ml, 500mg/6ml
  • Solution: 25mg/ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Vancomycin: (91 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0069-2587 Vancomycin Hydrochloride 500 mg/10ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc
  • 0069-2589 Vancomycin Hydrochloride 1 g/20ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc
  • 0069-2599 Vancomycin Hydrochloride 10 g/100ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc
  • 0069-2601 Vancomycin Hydrochloride 10 g/100ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc.
  • 0143-9355 Vancomycin Hydrochloride Hydrochloride 750 mg Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by West-ward Pharmaceuticals Corp
  • 0143-9358 Vancomycin Hydrochloride 5 g/1 Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by West-ward Pharmaceuticals Corp
  • 0143-9359 Vancomycin Hydrochloride 10 g/1 Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by West-ward Pharmaceuticals Corp
  • 0338-3551 Vancomycin Hydrochloride 500 mg/100ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Baxter Healthcare Corporation
  • 0338-3552 Vancomycin Hydrochloride 1 g/200ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Baxter Healthcare Corporation
  • 0338-3580 Vancomycin Hydrochloride 750 mg/150ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Baxter Healthcare Corporation
  • 0338-3581 Vancomycin Hydrochloride 500 mg/100ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Baxter Healthcare Corporation
  • 0338-3582 Vancomycin Hydrochloride 750 mg/150ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Baxter Healthcare Corporation
  • 0338-3583 Vancomycin Hydrochloride 1 g/200ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Baxter Healthcare Corporation
  • 0409-4332 Vancomycin Hydrochloride 500 mg/10ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-6509 Vancomycin Hydrochloride 500 mg/10ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-6510 Vancomycin Hydrochloride 100 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-6531 Vancomycin Hydrochloride 750 mg/250ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-6533 Vancomycin Hydrochloride 1 g/20ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-6534 Vancomycin Hydrochloride 500 mg/100ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-6535 Vancomycin Hydrochloride 1 g/250ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Hospira, Inc.
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Other drugs which contain Vancomycin or a similar ingredient: (4 results)

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I would like to know what vancomycin hydrochloride is for? ## Hello, Lucy! How are you? The FDA classifies Vancomycin as... 4 replies
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