Product Name:Vancomycin Injection
Each glass of vial contains:
Vancomycin Hydrochloride IP Equivalent to Vancomycin 500mg/1 g.
Vancomycin is useful in the therapy of severe staphylococcal infections in patients who cannot receive or who have failed to respond to the penicillins and cephalosporins, or who have infections with staphylococci resistant to other antibiotics. Vancomycin is used in the treatment of endocarditis and as prophylaxis against endocarditis in patients at risk from dental or surgical or surgical procedures.
The usual daily intravenous dose is 2 g divided either as 500 mg every 6 hours or 1 g every 12 hours. Each dose should be administered at no more than 10 mg/min or over a period of at least 60 minutes, whichever are longer, other patient factors, such as age or obesity, may call for modification of the usual intravenous daily doseV