Vancomycin PO

Vancomycin PO


Spectrum of Activity


General Information

Only indication is in the therapy of C. difficile infection.

Possibility of accumulation in severe renal dysfunction.

  • No oral absorption
  • May increase vancomycin resistant Enterococci colonization in the gut
  • Medication cost calculated per day (24 hours) of therapy for the average adult dose (70kg) of 125mg PO/Solution/Capsule q6h

Antimicrobial class: Glycopeptide

Pregnancy category: B

Average serum half life: 0 hours

Urine penetration: None

Lung penetration: None

CSF penetration: None

Biliary penetration: None