Vanlid 250 mg

Vancomycin Hcl

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Description

SKU 1973
US Brand Name Vanco
Strength 250mg
Generic Name Vancomycin Hcl

Description of the drug

The active ingredient of the drug is Vancomycin. It belongs to group of medicines called glycopeptide antibiotics. It is used in the treatment of infections related to lung, heart valve and also bones. It may be used in the treatment of some other disease as well. You can buy Vanlid 250 mg online also.

Indications and Usage

In some patients Postoperative bacterial infections may occur. The medicine is used to cure several infections that may have occurred in valves of the heart (endocarditis), lining of the lungs (pneumonia) and bone (osteomyelitis).

Dosage and Administration

-Recommended dose

The recommended dose is fixed by the doctor after examining you carefully. The usual dose that is given for adults is 500 mg to 2 gm that is to be taken daily in divided doses. The medicine is usually prescribed for 7 to 10 days. The dose may vary from case to case basis.

-Method of Administration

The medicine is to be taken by mouth with the help of a glass of water.

-Missed dose

Missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember. However, if it is close to your next dose, then you should skip the missed dose and continue with the original schedule.

-Overdose

Overdose of medicine should be avoided as much as possible as it may lead to side effects also. Instantly consult your doctor when the drug is taken in excessive amounts.

Forms and Strengths

Form: Capsule

Strength: 250 mg

Contraindications

The medicine is contraindicated in people who have an allergy to the ingredients.

Warnings and precautions

  • Tell your doctor in case you are allergic to the main ingredient of the drug or to any other ingredient.
  • The drug should be avoided in case you are suffering from kidney failure.
  • Tell your doctor in case you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant or breast feeding your baby.
  • Renal function needs to be monitored at regular intervals while taking the medicine.
  • Do not share the medicine with anyone even if the person is suffering from the same symptoms.
  • The medicine is to be used only for the purpose specified and not for any other purpose.
  • It is advisable not to operate any heavy machinery or drive while taking the medicine.
  • Go for regular checkups to monitor the progress.

Side effects

Some of the common side effects of the medicine include:

  • Inflammation of a vein
  • Decrease in blood pressure
  • Pain and spasm of the chest
  • Pain in the back muscles
  • Abnormal decrease in white blood cell count
  • Allergic reactions
  • Indigestion
  • Kidney problems

This is not a complete list of side effects that may happen. There may be other side effects as well. In case the side effects turn out to be severe, then you must consult doctor as soon as possible.

Drug Interactions

Some drug if taken along with Vanlid may affect its working. It is best to tell your doctor about the medicines that you are taking currently so that chances of drug interaction is reduced to minimal. Here is a list of medicines that may interact:

  • Cyclosporin A
  • Amphotericin B
  • Gentamicin
  • Netilmicin (Sulphate)
  • Metformin (HCl)
  • Streptomycin
  • Oxaliplatin
  • Tobramycin

This is not a complete list of medicines and there may be others too.

Ingredients

The active ingredient of the drug is Vancomycin. The medicine works by weakening the bacterial cell wall and thus killing it.

Storage information

The medicine should be stored in a cool and dry place away from heat, light and moisture.

Manufacturer

The medicine is manufactured by Cipla Ltd. You can easily buy Vanlid 250 mg online from our website and have it delivered at your doorstep.

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