Disease Information for Vancomycin (Vancocin) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Red/erythema skin discoloration
Erythroderma
Pruritis Itching
Acute Hearing Loss
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
CSF Eosinophiles
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Drug induced Gastritis.
Drug Induced Infusion Reaction
Drug induced Nephritis/Nephropathy
Drug induced Neutropenia.
Drug induced Thrombocytopenia.
Drug rash/Drug induced rash
Granulocytopenia/Neutropenia
Neonatal Erythroderma
Nephritis, interstitial
Nephritis, secondary
Red Man Syndrome
Toxic nephritis/Chronic persistent
Toxic Nephritis/Nephropathy
Urticaria/hives
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antibiotic/antibacterial drug (example)
DRUG/Antibiotic/Antimicrobial drugs (category)
DRUG/Bacteriocidal antibiotic (example)
DRUG/Glycopeptide antibiotic (example)
DRUG/Mast cell lysis/drug effect
DRUG/Not absorbed/active in gut/colon
Pathophysiology
DRUG/Urticaria/non-IGE/drug induced
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
VANCO, vancomycin, Vancomycin (product), Vancomycin (substance), VANCOMYCIN PREPARATION, Brand name/Lyphocin (Vancomycin), Brand name/Vancocin (Vancomycin), Brand name/Vancoled (Vancomycin)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$$$ Most Expensive
DRUG/.1990 or before
DRUG/Dose 125 mgms (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 250 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose liquid/syrup/suspension form
DRUG/Dose Q12 Hrs
DRUG/Dose QID Medication
DRUG/Dose TID Medication
DRUG/Generic available
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Intravenous administraton RX
DRUG/IV requires lesser dose/Caution
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Antibiotic drug with specialized uses; gram positive spectrum includes penicillin/methacillin resistant staphylococcus and enterococcus; parenteral preparation;non-absorbed drug used for C Dificil pseudomembranous colitis treatment as oral preparation

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