Vancomycin

What is Vancomycin?

Vancomycin is a glycopeptide antibiotic used in the prophylaxis and treatment of infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria.

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days of duration of use of a mid line catheter for the adminstration of Vancomycin ?

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Continuous IV infusions

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Are you looking for duration of vancomycin intravenously?
This is an IV only antibiotic...

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I was on Vancomycin for approximately 25 days and stopped about a month ago, since then I have noticed an increased loss of hair, I would say...

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Reported adverse effect of vancomycin

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Hair loss has been a reported adverse...

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I am currently taking vancomycin twice a day. Can I have white wine?

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no serious interactions expected

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vancomycin and alcohol do not interact, so no serious reaction is expected....

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Two consecutive urine cultures have reported staph epi 100,000. The sensitivities included Bactrim (sulfa allergy), erythomycin, and the remaining...

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I have Crohn s Disease and now C-Diff from recent hospital stay. My problem is my left arm gets really red along with my left cheek on my face....

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I have severe inflammatory breast condition that has resulted in septic shock twice this year. I have had a PICC line for IV Vancomycin to treat...

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I have c difficile, just been treated with vancomycin. I finished the meds i week ago (Thurs) and now my diharrea is back. Today I went to the...

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days of duration of use of a mid line catheter for the adminstration of Vancomycin ?

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I have taken flagyl for 10 days and then for 14 days to get rid of C-dif caused by too much antibiotics given for a infection due to ant bites. My...

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Hi, I was successfully treated with Vancomycin a year and a half ago, when I got C DIff ifection after using combination of Clindamicin and...

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