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Vanlid 500mg Inj

By CIPLA LIMITED
10ml Powder For Infusion in Dry Vial
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MRP 301.23
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Medical Description

Vanlid Inj is an antibacterial medication used to treat particular complicated life threatening infections caused due to antibiotic resistant bacteria. This medicine belongs to a class of medicines ca...
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ContainsVancomycin(500.0 Mg)
UsesInfection
Side effectsPain, redness, or swelling at the injection site, fever, nausea, chills
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Vanlid 500 MG

  • Treatment of serious bacterial infections:
  • Endocarditis (infection of the heart lining and valves),
  • Peritonitis (inflammation of the lining of the abdomen),
  • Septicemia
  • Bone infections
  • Lower respiratory tract infections
  • Skin and skin structure infections.
  • Antibiotic-associated pseudomembranous colitis

Contraindications of Vanlid 500 MG

  • Allergy to vancomycin

Side effects of Vanlid 500 MG

  • Pain, redness, or swelling at the injection site
  • Fever
  • Nausea
  • Chills

Precautions and Warnings of Vanlid 500 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Vanlid injection during pregnancy?
A:
Vanlid crosses the placenta and enters the unborn baby and may cause harmful effects, but it is not known to produce any birth defects. However, as Vancomycin is a lifesaving medicine and hence is used during pregnancy if it is necessary. Please consult your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Vanlid injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Vanlid secreted in breast milk and breastfeeding has to be discontinued while using this medicine to prevent any harm to the baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have got injection of Vanlid?
A:
Vanlid Injection does not usually affect the ability to drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Vanlid ?
A:
Alcohol can cause side effects similar to those of Vanlid, such as stomach upset, dizziness and drowsiness.Thus, it is better to avoid it to reduce the intensity of side effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have allergy to vancomycin
  • You have any hearing problems
  • You have a kidney, liver, lung or heart problem
  • You have been receiving Vancomycin for a long time
  • You develop any skin reactions
  • You develop severe or prolonged diarrhea (during or after treatment) to rule out any lower intestine damage (pseudomembranous colitis) due to usage of antibiotics

Mode of Action of Vanlid 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Vanlid affects the bacterial-cell-membrane and RNA synthesis and kills the bacteria (bactericidal). This medicine primarily inhibits bacterial cell-wall biosynthesis leading to reduction of infection.

Directions for Use of Vanlid 500 MG

  • Vanlid is a powder that is mixed with fluid and injected intravenously (into a vein). It is usually infused (slowly injected). The duration of treatment is determined by the type of infection by your ...
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Interactions of Vanlid 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Kidney function should be monitored when vancomycin is given with other antibiotics (Streptomycin, Gentamicin, Neomycin, Kanamycin, Amikacin, Tobramycin, Bacitracin, Colistin, Polymyxin B); Viomycin (...
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  • Medicines given during anesthesia for muscle relaxation (Suxamethonium or Vecuronium) may cause alleric reaction or shock
  • General anesthesia may enhance the adverse effects of Vancomycin

Storage and disposal of Vanlid 500 MG

  • Store between 15 to 30 degree celsius before powder is prepared for injection. Keep away from excess sunlight and moisture.
  • Keep away from pets and children. Discard in an environment-friendly way. Do not flush in the drain.

Dosage of Vanlid 500 MG

Overdose

Inform your doctor immediately in case of overdose. High doses can cause kidney and hearing problems. Treatment is based on the symptoms and medical attention may be necessary.

Missed a Dose

Take the missed dose as early as you remember. Skip the missed dose & do not take extra medicine to compensate for the missed dose.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Vanlid be recommended to children?

A: The safety and effectiveness of Vanlid in children has not been established.

Q: Can Vanlid be recommended to elderly patients?

A: Dosage adjustment may be necessary for elderly with impaired kidney functions. Thus, do not take this medicine without discussing with your doctor.

Q: Is there a fixed duration of treatment with Vanlid?

A: Your doctor will prescribe a dose as per your clinical condition. You should not stop this medicine abruptly.

Q: Can Vanlid be recommended for infections by gram-negative bacilli, mycobacteria, or fungi?

A: Vanlid is not active against infections due to gram-negative bacilli, mycobacteria, or fungi. Your doctor might give you another antibiotic for the same.

Q: Is there any cross-resistance seen with other antibiotics?

A: There is no cross-resistance between Vanlid and other antibiotics.
Product Details
Brand
VANLID
Expires on or After
30/08/2023
Last Updated on: 06 Apr 2022 | 05:57 PM (IST)
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