Antimicrobials
Vancomycin PO

Vancomycin PO

Restricted

N/A
None
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Spectrum of Activity

Dosing

General Information

Only indication is in the therapy of C. difficile infection, particularly recurrent or severe disease

Possibility of accumulation in severe renal dysfunction.

Consider checking a vancomycin level in dialysis patients.

No oral absorption.

May increase vancomycin resistant Enterococci colonization in the gut.

Antimicrobial class: Glycopeptide

Pregnancy category: B

Average serum half life: 0 hours

Urine penetration: None

Lung penetration: None

CSF penetration: None

Biliary penetration: None