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Vancomycin: Oral capsule

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Vancomycin 125mg Capsule
Prasco Laboratories
Pill Identification: 3125 VANCOCIN HCL 125mg 
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Vancomycin 250mg Capsule
Prasco Laboratories
Pill Identification: 3126 VANCOCIN HCL 250mg 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Vancomycin: Oral capsule

What is this medicine?

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

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Vancocin: Oral capsule

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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Vancomycin: Oral capsule
Usage by Gender
66.63%
33.37%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
3.72%
13.26%
27.91%
55.12%
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