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Vancotech CP 500 mg Injection


Overview

Introduction of Vancotech CP Injection

Vancotech CP 500 mg Injection is an antibiotic used in the treatment of severe bacterial infections in hospitalized patients. It is effective against infections of the respiratory tract (eg. pneumonia), urinary tract, skin and soft tissues, bones and joints, heart, blood and others.

Vancotech CP 500 mg Injection is also used for the prevention of infection in some high-risk patients undergoing surgical procedures. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria and is useful for treating adults as well as children. It is a narrow-spectrum antibiotic that only covers the gram-positive type of bacteria. This medicine is administered slowly by a drip (infusion) into a vein, under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Rapid infusion can lead to reactions such as low blood pressure, wheezing, shortness of breath or itching. It may also be combined with other antibiotics to treat additional types of bacteria.

Inform your doctor if you have a history of an allergic reaction to this medication in the past. Some people may develop local injection site reactions like pain, swelling and redness. However, these are usually minor and temporary. Other side effects like decreased blood pressure, flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk) and kidney injury may be seen occasionally. Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function and your hearing while you are taking this medicine. Some people may be advised blood tests to check the level of this medicine in their blood. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before taking this medicine.

Uses of Vancotech CP Injection

Vancotech CP Injection side effects

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

How to use Vancotech CP Injection

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

How Vancotech CP Injection works

Vancotech CP 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.

Vancotech CP Injection related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Vancotech CP 500 mg Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Vancotech CP 500 mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Vancotech CP 500 mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Vancotech CP 500 mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Vancotech CP 500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Vancotech CP 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Vancotech CP 500 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • You  have been prescribed Vancotech CP 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 Vancotech CP with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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FAQs

Q. How long does Vancotech CP take to work?

Usually, Vancotech CP starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

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