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Vanlid 250mg Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

1 Powder For Injection(s) in Dry Vial
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Vanlid 250 MG Description

Vanlid 250 mg injection is an antibiotic. Treating and managing several different types of bacterial infections, such as infectious endocarditis, bone infection, pneumonia, skin infections, etc., is

the primary use of the Vanlid 250 mg injection. This injection is also used to treat upper respiratory tract infections. This injection should be given intravenously or into the vein. The main component of this injection is Vancomycin. The mode of action of Vanlid 250 mg injections is to kill the bacteria and lower the infection and symptoms associated with the infection, such as fever, lethargy, etc. This medication is ineffective against infections caused by cold, flu, viruses, or fungi. This medicine can be given to adults and children of all ages. Diarrhoea, stomach pain, headache, weakness, nausea, and vomiting are some of the common side effects of the Vanlid 250 mg injection. Most of them do not require any medical attention. However, it is best to consult the doctor in case of persisting or worsening symptoms. It should be given only after the susceptibility of the bacteria is known, or else the bacteria can develop resistance against Vanlid injection.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹198.36
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ContainsVancomycin(250.0 Mg)
Uses Infective Endocarditis (infection of the heart lining and valves), Skin and skin structure infections, Bone infections, Lower respiratory tract infection, Community-acquired pneumonia, Hospital-acquired pneumonia, including ventilator-associated pneumonia
Side effectsHeadache, Loose stools, Stomach discomfort, Joint pain, Nausea, Vomiting, Skin rash, Flushing or the skin on the body and face.
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Uses of Vanlid 250 MG

  • As per CDSCO and USFDA, Vanlid 250 mg injection is indicated in the treatment of the following infections:
  • Infective Endocarditis (infection of the heart lining and valves)
  • Skin and skin structure infections
  • Bone infections
  • Lower respiratory tract infection
  • Community-acquired pneumonia
  • Hospital-acquired pneumonia, including ventilator-associated pneumonia

Contraindications of Vanlid 250 MG

  • Vanlid 250 mg injection is contraindicated in the following cases:
  • If you have a history of serious hypersensitivity to Vancomycin or other similar antibiotics. Allergy to this medicine is common. So, hypersensitivity should be checked before giving this injection.
  • If you want to give this medicine intramuscularly (IM) or into the muscle. It can lead to necrosis at the site of injection.
  • If you are not correctly diagnosed with a suspected bacterial infection. Using this medicine in such cases does not benefit the patient and increases the risk of developing treatment-resistant bacteri...
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  • If you have severe skin reactions, such s Stevens-Johnson syndrome or toxic epidermal necrolysis.
  • If you have a history of breathing disorders such as severe asthma. It increases the risk of an allergic reaction.
  • If you have severe kidney impairment, this medicine's kidney function and serum levels should be checked, or it should not be given.
  • If you are diagnosed with bacteria-associated diarrhoea. It has been reported with the use of nearly all antibiotics, including Vanlid 250 mg injection, and may range in severity from mild diarrhoea t...
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  • If you have an infusion reaction with symptoms such as low blood pressure, shock, or cardiac arrest.
  • If you have been developing hearing or balance problems due to this medicine.
  • If your blood tests show low white blood cell count after starting this injection.

Side effects of Vanlid 250 MG

  • Vanlid 250 mg injection has the following side effects:
  • Headache
  • Loose stools
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Joint pain
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Skin rash

Precautions and Warnings of Vanlid 250 MG



Can I take the Vanlid 250 mg injection during pregnancy?
Vanlid 250 mg injections should be given to pregnant women only if necessary. A very few adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have shown problems with hearing in infants when this injection is given in the early stages of pregnancy. Please consult your doctor before using them.

Breast Feeding

Can I take the Vanlid 250 mg injection while breastfeeding?
A very low amount of Vanlid medicine is excreted in human milk. This medicine used by breastfeeding mothers may not cause any harm to breastfed infants. However, please consult your doctor before using this injection.


Can I drive if I have taken the Vanlid 250 mg injection?
These injections do not affect driving. However, if you notice having e side effects such as allergic reactions, dizziness, and convulsions, do not drive or operate machinery.


Can I consume alcohol with the Vanlid 250 mg injection?
No, the safety of alcohol with Vanlid 250 mg injections is not established. It is better not to have alcohol with this injection.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a kidney or liver illness.
  • You have watery or bloody diarrhoea.
  • You have a skin rash, itching, redness, and other allergic reactions.
  • You have liver-related issues like jaundice (yellowing of skin and eyes), raised liver function test, etc.
  • You have a history of kidney stones.
  • You have a common cold or flu.
  • You have a fungal infection.
  • You notice any central nervous system effects like dizziness, confusion, altered levels of consciousness, epilepsy or movement abnormalities, etc.
  • You develop irritation at the site of injection.

Mode of Action of Vanlid 250 MG

How Does It Work?

Vanlid 250 mg injection contains Vancomycin. It is similar to penicillin in its antibacterial action against susceptible bacteria. It works during the stage of active multiplication of the bacteria. I...
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Directions for Use of Vanlid 250 MG

  • Do not take this injection by yourself. Vanlid injection is given to the patient in the hospital by the doctor or a nurse.
  • Do not stop using this injection in the middle of the treatment.
  • Take this injection only into a vein or intravenously (IV) and never into the muscle (IM)
  • Take this injection as an infusion.
  • Follow the instructions given by the doctor during the injection and for aftercare.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you are having any breathing problems, rash, or swelling, at the site of injection.
  • Take Vanlid 250 mg injection with or without food.

Interactions of Vanlid 250 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • It is not recommended to take Anesthetic medicines along with Vanlid 250 mg injections. It may result in erythema, redness, flushing, swelling, itching, and other allergy-like symptoms.
  • Using other types of antibiotics such as Piperacillin and tazobactam in combination with Vanlid injection is not advised. It can lead to acute kidney injury. Hence, monitoring kidney function is requi...
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  • Inform your doctor if you are using other medicines such as amphotericin B, aminoglycosides, bacitracin, polymixin B, colistin, viomycin or cisplatin, loop diuretics, and NSAIDs. Combining these medic...
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  • While using Vanlid 250 mg injections, inform your doctor if you are on oral anticoagulants or blood thinners like warfarin. They may cause prolongation of prothrombin time (test measures how long it t...
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  • Using other types of antibiotics such as chloramphenicol, macrolides, sulfonamides, and tetracyclines may interfere with the antibacterial effects of Vanlid 250 mg injections.

Interactions with food items

  • There is no information available on food interaction with Vanlid 250 mg injection.

Storage and disposal of Vanlid 250 MG

Store Vanlid injection below 30 degrees celsius. Do not let the medicine freeze. Store them in their original container to keep them away from direct sunlight. Keep Vanlid injections away from pets an...
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Dosage of Vanlid 250 MG


In a small number of patients, an overdose of Vanlid 250 mg injections can cause symptoms such as flushing of the upper body (known as red neck or red man syndrome), lightheadedness, low blood pressur...
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Missed a Dose

Vanlid injection is given at a hospital by the doctor or a nurse. If you forget to go to the hospital, take it as soon as you recall. Consult your doctor if you have any confusion regarding this. Do n...
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Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can we use Vanlid 250 mg injections in children?

A: Thi injection is given to children and neonates of all ages to treat severe types of infection. The dosage of Vanlid 250 mg injections should be modified according to the child's age.

Q: Can persons older than 65 years use Vanlid 250 mg injections?

A: Older adults over 65 respond differently from younger people. Please consult your doctor for the appropriate dose of Vanlid 250 mg medicine.

Q: Can I take Vanlid 250 mg injection if I have a kidney condition?

A: This medicine has been shown to cause toxicity to the kidney, which can lead to acute kidney injury. Vanlid injection should not be given to patients with acute kidney failure. The kidney function test should be conducted regularly. Also, the dose should be carefully monitored.
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Last Updated on: 30 Nov 2022 | 10:45 AM (IST)
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