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Vancocin 500mg Injection

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Composition for Vancocin 500mg Injection

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Primary uses of Vancocin 500mg Injection

Serious bacterial infections
MRP
319.33
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Vancocin Injection

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Uses of Vancocin Injection

Vancocin 500mg Injection is used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections.
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Vancocin Injection side effects

Common

Nausea, Abdominal pain, Decreased potassium level in blood.

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How to use Vancocin Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Vancocin Injection works

Vancocin 500mg Injection is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

In Depth Information on Vancocin Injection

Expert advice for Vancocin Injection

  • It is given as an oral form or as a drip (intravenous infusion) into a vein or into a muscle.
  • Do not drive because you may feel sleepy or dizzy while being treated with vancomycin.
  • During treatment patient may undergo blood, urine, or hearing tests to look for signs of side effects.
  • Do not start or continue the vancomycin if you have a kidney problem or hearing difficulties.
  • Avoid using vancomycin if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding.
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Vancocin Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Vancocin Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Vancocin 500mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Vancocin 500mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Vancocin 500mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Vancocin 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Vancocin 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function test and some blood tests is advised while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Vancocin 500mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Vancocin Injection

Frequently asked questions about Vancomycin

Q. Is vancomycin a form of beta lactam, penicillin, cephalosporin, macrolide, or sulfa drug?
Vancomycin does not contain sulfa and is not a beta lactam, penicillin, cephalosporin, or macrolide drug
Q. Is it bactericidal or bacteristatic?
It is a broad spectrum bactericidal glycopeptide antibiotic
Yes, Vancocin comes in pill form and used for the treatment of inflammation of the digestive tract (enterocolitis) caused by staphylococci and severe diarrhea (pseudomembranous colitis)
No, Vancocin is not known to cause diarrhea. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Q. Can I take vancomycin with probiotics, ibuprofen, heparin, Zosyn, Tylenol, Tums, or Aleve?
Vancomycin is not reported to interact with ibuprofen, heparin, Zosyn (piperacillin and tazobactam), Tylenol (acetaminophen), Tums (sucrose and calcium carbonate), or Aleve (naproxen). It may reduce efficacy of probiotics. Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use
Q. Can I take vancomycin with penicillin allergy?
Yes, vancomycin may be given to the patients who are allergic to penicillin
Vancocin is mainly effective against gram-negative bacteria such as pseudomonas as well as some gram-positive bacteria such as streptococcus. It is a drug of choice for infections due to Clostridium difficile and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (mrsa).

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Vancocin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Vancocin with Kanamycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Kanamycin: Kanamac, Kancin, Efficin
Vancocin with Netilmicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Netilmicin: Netilmac, Netsafe, Netspan, Ntn, Netromycin, Netilcin, Neticin, Netmicin, Netilmycin, Netromax
Vancocin with Cholestyramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cholestyramine: Choltran, Clostran
Vancocin with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Edil, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Nimujet, Twinease, Nyci, Nise, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Nizer, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Nicip, Myonal, Nimtech, Nelsid, Nimusol, Curenim, Nulide, Angip, Nisel TD, NM, Nimeson, Nimutab, Pronim, Nimodol, Nimi Rapi, Relisulide, Nimprex, Zydol, I Nid, Nimdis, Mazic, Emsulide, Nimol, Nugesic, Nimeron, Pyrimide, Nimuvin, Jumolid, Nimeka, Nimotil, Bionim, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Supernim, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Doly, Numel, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nimley, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Remulide, Nimind, Tremolide, Nimi, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Nmd, Oflapoon, Resinim Plus, Arthorid, Mesulid, Nimaid, Nimcee, Nimdex, Nimobid, Nimoflam, Nimowen, Nimuspa, Niq, Nimulet, Nimisan, Nimrest, Gesnim, Nex MD, Nimopin, Toli, Flenim Plus, Nexmac, Nilide, Nex, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, Nimulid, Vylid ID, Nimumac, Minidol, Nilup, Nimek, Nimo, Pirodol, Niltel Fast, Dolonim, Enlide, Pyrisulide, Infanim, Dynalid, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam, Kazolid, Numed, Painulide, Nuaid, Dolide, Nimeb, Nimogem, Nimujet Bcd, Nimvista, Nisulid, Aulin, Nimlin, Nimpic, Aurolide, Nicare, Nim, Nimbet, Nimitis, Nimcox, Embulide, Mangolide, Naba, Nemosif, Solide, Flenim, Genlide, Nimjet, Nimuwin, Nise Mdt, Anafebrin, Nimbid, Nimotrin, Nimcet Juicy, Arpinim, Jumolid Kid, Orange N Juicy, Ranter, Pazz, Neopar, Disnim, Nimulet Kid, Nide, Blisulide, Nimsa, Nimucon, Nimuda, Nisul, Nyde, Nimford, Neulite S, Nimopen, Nimez, Nimuflam, Takeaway, Nimtop P, Nimular SP, Denim, Nimica, Nimumed, Nimegesic, Nimotas CD, Nimotas Kid, Zonim, Nam, Ransulide, Nimulex, Neemact, Neosulide, Ladex, Nimax, Nimcart, Trulide, Nimuzen, Nemopar, Megagesic, Zenim
Vancocin with Capreomycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Capreomycin: Capreo, Capreotec, Kapocin
Vancocin with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Vancocin with Analgin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Analgin: Novalgin RC, Bral, Andep, Novalgin, Analgin, Divi A
Vancocin with Streptomycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Streptomycin: Ambistryn-S, Streptomycin, Streptomac, Genpod, Merstrep
Vancocin with AMINO SALICYLIC ACID
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition AMINO SALICYLIC ACID: Rexite BT
Vancocin with Tobramycin
SERIOUS
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