Vancomycin HCl USP Eq.to Vancomycin ......... 1gm
Vancomycin is indicated in adults, infants, children aged one month to 12 years and adolescents over 12 years.
Vancomycin solution, administered intravenously, is indicated in the therapy of severe,potentially life-threatening infections due to susceptible gram-positivemicro organisms which cannot be treated with or failed to or are resistant to other antibiotics such as penicillins and cephalosporins.
Vancomycin should be reserved for those cases where there is a specific indication, to minimize the chance of resistance emerging.
Vancomycin is useful in the treatment of the following severe infections caused by susceptible microorganisms
Treatment of patients with bacteraemia that occurs in association with, or is suspected to be associated with, any of the infections listed above.
Endocarditis caused by enterococci, Streptococcus viridans or S.bovis should be treated with a combination of vancomycin and anaminoglycoside.
Vancomyc in may be used for the perioperative prophylaxis against bacterial endocarditis,in patients at high risk of developing bacterial endocarditis when they undergo major surgical procedures (e.g. cardiac and vascular procedures, etc.) and are unable to receive a suitable beta-lactam antibacterial agent.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:
Patients with normal renal function
Childrenone month to 12 years of age:
The usual intravenous dosage is 10 mg/kg per dose given every six hours (total daily dosage 40 mg/kg of body weight).
Infants and newborns:
Country of Origin
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