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Vancotar 500mg Injection

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500mg Powder For Injection in Injection
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Vancotar 500 MG Description

Vancotar Powder For Injection is an antibiotic medicine that contains vancomycin as its active component. It is used for the treatment of severe bacterial infections associated with the lower respirat...
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ContainsVancomycin(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsPain and swelling at injection site, drop in blood pressure
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Vancotar 500 MG

  • Vancotar Powder For Injection is effective against bacterial infections of bones, lung infections, skin and muscle (soft tissue) infections and infections of the valves or lining of the heart.
  • It is also used in the treatment of enterocolitis (swelling in the lining of the small and large intestine) and bacterial septicemia (infection of the blood caused by bacteria).

Contraindications of Vancotar 500 MG

  • If you are allergic to vancomycin or any other ingredient of this injection.
  • If you have a history of adverse effects after this medicine.

Side effects of Vancotar 500 MG

  • Drop in blood pressure
  • Swelling in veins
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing with wheezing sound
  • Itching
  • Redness
  • Rashes

Precautions and Warnings of Vancotar 500 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Vancotar 500mg Injection during pregnancy?
A:
Vancotar Powder For Injection is given during pregnancy only if your doctor strictly considers it essential. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant while he prescribes you this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Vancotar 500mg Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
The components of Vancotar Powder For Injection pass into breast milk. The doctor will prescribe this medicine only if clearly needed. Your doctor may suggest you to either stop breastfeeding or discontinue the medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Vancotar 500mg Injection?
A:
Vancotar Powder For Injection does not affect your ability to drive or to use machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Vancotar 500mg Injection?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and Vancotar Powder For Injection. However, long term use of alcohol weakens your immune system and body's response to pathogens and infections. Consult the doctor for more information if you drink too often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney or liver problems.
  • If you have difficulty in hearing or have a history of deafness treated with excessive doses, you are more prone to transient or permanent hearing loss. To prevent this risk, the doctor recommends per...
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  • You are elderly, over 65 years old.
  • You are allergic to any other medicine.

Mode of Action of Vancotar 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Vancotar Powder For Injection kills bacteria by inhibiting bacterial DNA synthesis and preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive, w...
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Directions for Use of Vancotar 500 MG

  • Vancotar Powder For Injection will be given in the hospital by your doctor or nurse as an injection.
  • Do not self-inject this medicine.

Interactions of Vancotar 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Vancotar Powder For Injection may interact with other medicines. Discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking.
  • In particular, if you are taking any other antibiotic medicines like kanamycin, amikacin, anti-tuberculosis medicines like viomycin, anti-fungal medicines, anti-cancer medicines, muscle relaxants, etc...
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Storage and disposal of Vancotar 500 MG

  • Store Vancotar Powder For Injection at room temperature. Do not freeze it.
  • Protect it from direct sunlight.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children.

Dosage of Vancotar 500 MG

Overdose

Vancotar Powder For Injection will be given by your doctor or nurse. Therefore it is less likely to give you more or less of this medicine. However, tell your doctor or nurse immediately if you have a...
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Missed a Dose

You will be monitored by your doctor or nurse on when the medicine should be given to you. It is unlikely that the dose will be missed. However, if you think your doctor or nurse might have missed a d...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Nancy Dixit

B. Pharm, M. Pharm

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Vancotar Powder For Injection antibiotic medicine?

A: Yes, Vancotar Powder For Injection is an antibiotic medicine. It contains vancomycin as its active ingredient that belongs to the glycopeptide group of antibiotics.

Q: What is the dose of Vancotar Powder For Injection?

A: The doctor will decide the specific dose for a specific duration depending upon the severity of the condition. Do not self-inject.

Q: What is the action of Vancotar Powder For Injection?

A: Vancotar Powder For Injection is an antibiotic medicine. It works by inhibiting the growth of the bacteria causing the infection by preventing bacterial cell wall formation. It is not effective against infections caused by viruses.

Q: What is the use of Vancotar Powder For Injection?

A: Vancotar Powder For Injection is used for the infections of the bones, lung infections, skin and muscle (soft tissue) infections and infections of the valves or lining of the heart. It can also be used before some types of surgery to prevent possible infections of the lining of the heart.
Product Details
Brand
VANCOTAR
Expires on or After
25/09/2022
Last Updated on: 17 Jun 2022 | 11:14 PM (IST)

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