Side effect(s) of Vancomycin

Review the side-effects of Vancomycin as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

  Most Common
- Ear and kidney damage.

- Severe allergic reactions including rash, hives, or itching.

- Inflammation of intestine.

- Decrease in white blood cell and platelets.

- Fever, nausea, dizziness, chills, eosinophilia, low blood pressure, wheezing and difficulty in breathing.

Other Precautions :

Discontinue if patient develops tinnitus (ringing in the ear).

Drug Name : Vancomycin

Vancomycin(Vancomycin Hydrochloride) generic is a glycopeptide antibiotic, prescribed for serious bacterial infections, endocarditis and surgical prophylaxis in major procedures. It kills sensitive bacteria.

Trade Names for Vancomycin

India :

International :

Vancomycin Hydrochloride
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