General Spectrum of Activity
C. difficile infection only, no oral absorption so not useful for other infections.
Do not use oral vancomycin as stepdown therapy for IV vancomycin
Possibility of accumulation in severe renal dysfunction.
No oral absorption.
May increase vancomycin resistant enterococci colonization in the gut.
Antimicrobial class: Glycopeptide
Pregnancy category: B
Average serum half life: 0 hours
Biliary penetration: None
Lung penetration: None
Urine penetration: None