Trade name: Vancocare
Strength: 500 mg
Active ingredient: Vancomycin
Category: Glycopeptide antibiotics
Pregnancy category: Vancomycin injection belongs to FDA pregnancy category C.
Uses: Vancocare 500 mg injection is used to treat bacterial infections such as pneumonia, bone, blood, and heart valve infections, skin.
How to use: Vancocare 500 mg injection is give intravenously by your doctor.
Side Effects: Dizziness, vertigo, low blood pressure, muscle pain, ringing in the ears, hearing loss
Dosage: 15 to 20 mg/kg by IV every 8 to 12 hours. Maximum ddaily dose is 2 to 3 grams a day.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: January 23rd, 2016
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