Vancogram - 500mg/ 1 ml
|Description||Vancogram - 500mg/ 1 ml|
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Vancogram - 500mg/ 1 ml
Vancogarm injection is used for the treatment of severe bacterial infections. It is an antibiotic medicine that helps to fight bacteria and treat severe infections that are resistant to certain other antibiotics. The medicine contains the active ingredient Vancomycin, which belongs to a class of medications known as antibiotics. This antibiotic medication fight bacteria in the intestines. Vancomycin effectively treats infections of intestines caused by Clostridium difficile (a bacteria that infect the bowel and causes symptoms of diarrhea).
Clinical usage of Vancogram
Vancogram Is used for injection purpose to address symptoms like abdomen pain, stomach cramps, nausea, fever, vomit, loss of appetite, bloody or red colored stools. It treats serious bacterial infections of the intestines of people who are allergic to penicillin. The medicine is active against the bacteria Clostridium difficile which can lead to diarrhea. It is injected into a vein to stop the growth of bacteria. Doctors may also prescribe vancomycin injection to treat other conditions as well. It is wise to take this antibacterial medication only after discussing with your doctor.
Vancogram is given through an injection into a vein once or twice a day. It is recommended to inject the medicine slowly over 1 to 2 hours. It is always a wise decision to follow the directions of your doctor. The dosage is based on your condition, weight, kidney function and response to the treatment. If you are injecting this medication at your home, have a close look at preparation and usage instructions. Also, learn to discard medical supplies safely. Antibiotics acts best when the amount of medicine is kept at a constant level. Therefore, it’s necessary to take the medication at evenly spaced intervals. Continue using this drug until you are finished with the prescribed amount. Do not stop the treatment before discussing with your doctor as stopping the medication too early may allow your bacteria to grow continuously. Also, tell your doctor if your condition worsens.
Possible Side Effects
The use of vancomycin injection may cause side effects such as low blood pressure, muscle pain, chest pain, redness, tenderness at the injection site, and low blood pressure. However, you can reduce the risk of these unwanted side effects if you inject this medication more slowly. In case any of these side effect trouble you or worse, tell your doctor promptly. Not all people experience the side effects, and this is not the complete list of side effects, consult your doctor to get more information.
Effects of other drugs on Vancogram
Vancomycin can affect your kidneys, especially if you use it with other medications used for cancer, osteoporosis, bowel disorders, arthritis, organ transplant rejection, or arthritis. Use of other drugs may also affect the working of vancomycin including prescription, over the
counter drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Let your doctor know if you are taking currently using any medicine. Talk to your doctor to get more and accurate information about Vancomycin injection.