Vanlid 250mg Tablet Description:
Vanlid 250mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.
Vanlid 250mg Tablet is used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections.
Nausea, Abdominal pain, Decreased potassium level in blood.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Vanlid 250mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Is vancomycin a form of beta lactam
Vancomycin does not contain sulfa and is not a beta lactam, penicillin, cephalosporin, or macrolide drug
Is it bactericidal or bacteristatic?
It is a broad spectrum bactericidal glycopeptide antibiotic
Does Vanlid come in pill form?
Yes, Vanlid comes in pill form and used for the treatment of inflammation of the digestive tract (enterocolitis) caused by staphylococci and severe diarrhea (pseudomembranous colitis)
Does Vanlid cause diarrhea?
No, Vanlid is not known to cause diarrhea. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Can I take vancomycin with probiotics
Vancomycin is not reported to interact with ibuprofen, heparin, Zosyn (piperacillin and tazobactam), Tylenol (acetaminophen), Tums (sucrose and calcium carbonate), or Aleve (naproxen). It may reduce efficacy of probiotics. Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use
Can I take vancomycin with penicillin allergy?
Yes, vancomycin may be given to th