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Vancomycin

Kathryn Dzintars, Pharm.D., BCPS
Pediatric Dosing Author: Alice Jenh Hsu, PharmD, BCPS, AQ-ID
Vancomycin is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins ABX Guide.

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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • Treatment of serious or severe infections caused by susceptible strains of MRSA
  • Initial therapy when MRSA is suspected
  • Oral vancomycin: antibiotic-associated pseudomembranous colitis caused by C. difficile and enterocolitis caused by S. aureus (including MRSA)

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Last updated: March 7, 2019

Citation

Dzintars, Kathryn. "Vancomycin." Johns Hopkins ABX Guide, The Johns Hopkins University, 2019. Pediatrics Central, peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540578/all/Vancomycin.
Dzintars K. Vancomycin. Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2019. https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540578/all/Vancomycin. Accessed April 18, 2019.
Dzintars, K. (2019). Vancomycin. In Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. Available from https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540578/all/Vancomycin
Dzintars K. Vancomycin [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2019. [cited 2019 April 18]. Available from: https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540578/all/Vancomycin.
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