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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Hello,

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

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