Vancomycin, Dextrose Solution For Injection 1-5pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Vancomycin, Dextrose: Solution for injection (1-5%)

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What is this Medicine?

VANCOMYCIN (van koe MYE sin) is a glycopeptide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

In-Depth Information

Vancomycin Hydrochloride 1g/200mL in Dextrose Solution for Injection

NDC: 003383552
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Bacteremia, Pneumonia, Cellulitis, Septicemia, Bone And Joint Infections, Endocarditis, Skin And Skin Structure Infections, Infectious Arthritis, Osteomyelitis, Lower Respiratory Tract Infections, Community-acquired Pneumonia

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Meningitis, Empyema, Orthopedic Device-related Infection, Endocarditis Prophylaxis, Brain Abscess, Surgical Infection Prophylaxis, Ventriculitis, Bacterial Infection Prophylaxis

Storage Information
Store frozen product at or below -4 degrees F
Vancomycin Hydrochloride 1g/200mL in Dextrose Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Vancomycin Hydrochloride 1g/200mL in Dextrose Solution for Injection

Kidney Failure Incidence:
<7.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
2.0-12.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fluid Retention Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
17.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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