Vancomycin 500 mg Injection

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Overview

Uses of Vancomycin Injection

Vancomycin 500 mg Injection is used in the treatment of severe bacterial infections. It treats infections of skin & soft tissues, blood, heart, bones and lungs (pneumonia).

Vancomycin Injection side effects

Common
  • Wheezing
  • Injection site pain
  • Renal injury
  • Shortness of breath
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Decreased blood pressure

How to use Vancomycin Injection

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

How Vancomycin Injection works

Vancomycin 500 mg Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Vancomycin Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Vancomycin 500 mg 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
Vancomycin 500 mg 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
Vancomycin 500 mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Vancomycin 500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Vancomycin 500 mg 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 Vancomycin 500 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • You  have been prescribed Vancomycin 500 mg Injection to treat serious bacterial infections of the heart, blood, bones, and soft tissues.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • It should be taken slowly via a drip. Fast infusion can lead to reactions such as low blood pressure, wheezing, shortness of breath or itching.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function and your hearing while you are taking this medicine.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to check the level of this medicine in your blood.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Vancomycin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Bactob, Torvis, Tojawa
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Neocin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mikasun, Vizocin, Amricin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ready Rinse
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Netyl
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tricit
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Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Begenta, Indogenta, Spagen
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Brand(s): Pyregin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Hospicin B
SERIOUS

User Feedback


FAQs

Q. How long does Vancomycin take to work?
Usually, Vancomycin starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.
Related Lab Tests
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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