General Spectrum of Activity
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.
Antimicrobial class: Glycopeptide
Pregnancy category: C
Average serum half life: 4-6 hours
No oral absorption.
May increase vancomycin-resistant Enterococci colonization in the gut.