VANCOMYCIN (Oral) (Capsule

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VANCOMYCIN (Oral) (Capsule Drug and Prescription Information

VANCOMYCIN (Oral) (Capsule

VANCOMYCIN (Oral) (Capsule Medication Classification


VANCOMYCIN (Oral) (Capsule Brandname

Vancocin HCl Pulvules

VANCOMYCIN (Oral) (Capsule is used for the Treatment

Vancomycin (van-koe-MYE-sin) Treats an infection of the intestines called colitis.Belongs to a class of drugs called antibiotics.

When To Not Use VANCOMYCIN (Oral) (Capsule

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to vancomycin.

How Should You Use VANCOMYCIN (Oral) (Capsule

Capsule, Liquid

  • Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to take and how often.
  • Do not share your medicine with anybody else.
  • Swallow the capsule whole. Do not crush, open, or chew it.
  • Shake the oral liquid well before each use.
  • Measure your oral liquid dose carefully using a marked measuring spoon or medicine cup.
  • You may mix your oral liquid dose with 2 tablespoons of water. If needed a flavoring syrup may be added to improve the taste of the medicine.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Take the missed dose as soon as possible, unless it is time for your next dose.
  • Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next regular dose
  • You should not use two doses at the same time.

Proper VANCOMYCIN (Oral) (Capsule Storage

Store VANCOMYCIN (Oral) (Capsule at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep VANCOMYCIN (Oral) (Capsule and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using VANCOMYCIN (Oral) (Capsule

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

VANCOMYCIN (Oral) (Capsule Warnings

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Talk with your doctor before taking vancomycin if you have severe kidney disease.
  • It is important to take this medicine for as long as your doctor orders even if you feel better.
  • If you have diarrhea that becomes worse while taking this medicine, talk with your doctor.

VANCOMYCIN (Oral) (Capsule Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Swelling of the face, throat, or lips
  • Wheezing or trouble breathing
  • Rash or hives
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Nausea or upset stomach

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Strimbu, Strimbu - 01/13/2014

Dear Dr. Wes,My thoughts are with you dunirg this time. This is not one of my usual expressions but describes the situation: It Sucks! Enjoy the moments that you have because eventually they are the ones that give you peace. God bless all of you.Lin