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Vancomycin
Indications
Severe staphylococcal infections, antibiotics associated pseudomembraneus colitis, endocarditis, osteomyelitis, pneumonia, enterocolitis, soft tissues infections.
Dose/Application
By mouth,Clostridium difficile infection, 125mg every 6 hours for 10–14 days, child 5mg/kg every 6 hours, over 5 years, half adult dose Note: Oral paediatric dose is lower than that on product literature but is adequate. By intravenous infusion, 1–1.5g every 12 hours; elderly over 65 years, 500mg every 12 hours or 1g once daily; child over 1 month, 15mg/kg every 8 hours [max. 2g daily].
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Side Effects
Pregnancy risk
Special information
Brands containing this Ingredient
Name Form. Strength Pack Price Insert Manufacturer Distributor
Vamocin inj 500mg/10mL 1 KES760.00
Zermacin. inj 0.5g/vial 1 KES545.00
Vancomycin Hikma. inj 500mg 1 KES605.00
Vancolon. inj 0.5mg/vial 1 KES789.00
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