Vancocin (Vancomycin Hydrochloride)

What conditions and diseases is Vancocin used for the treatment or management of?

VANCOCIN CAPSULES are indicated for the treatment of C. difficil e-associated diarrhea. ...

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What are the active ingredients of Vancocin?

The active ingredients in Vancocin include:

What class of drug is Vancocin?

Vancocin belongs to the class of drugs:

Available Forms

The available forms from suppliers in the USA include:

  • Capsules


Solution forms from suppliers in the USA:


This product comes in different forms from different suppliers in the USA:

Vancocin Information Guide

Trade Name:
Generic Name of Vancocin:
Availability of Vancocin:
Prescription Drug

Vancocin is a prescription drug that belongs to the pharmacologic class of Glycopeptide Antibacterial.

Related Disease Topics

Disease articles related to Vancocin include:

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What precautions need to be taken when considering the use of Vancocin?

Some of the precautions need to be noted when considering Vancocin for use in particular situations such as the following:

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What warnings or precautions need to be taken when considering the use of Vancocin?

Some of the warnings and precautions that need to be noted when considering Vancocin for use, include the following:

  • Oral Use Only
  • Potential for Systemic Absorption
  • Nephrotoxicity
  • Ototoxicity
  • Superinfection
  • Development of Drug-Resistant Bacteria
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What are the possible side-effects (adverse effects or unintended effects) of taking Vancocin?

Some of the possible side-effects or adverse reactions may include effects such as:

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What are the inactive ingredients in Vancocin?

The inactive ingredients contained in Vancocin are:

  • FD&C blue no. 2
  • Gelatin
  • Ferric oxide red
  • Ferric oxide yellow
  • Polyethylene glycol
  • Titanium Dioxide

Product Formulation Information: Vancocin

Company that labels Vancocin:
Cardinal Health
Strength of Vancocin:
125 mg/1
Form of Vancocin:
How is Vancocin taken?
Oral (by mouth)
Date that Vancocin is effective:
15th April, 1986


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