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vancomycin hydrochloride, USP ADD-VANTAGE

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vancomycin hydrochloride, USP ADD-VANTAGE Quick Finder

INDICATIONS AND USAGE

Vancomycin hydrochloride for injection is indicated for the treatment of serious or severe infections caused by susceptible strains of methicillin-resistant (β-lactam-resistant) staphylococci. It is...

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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Infusion-related events are related to both the concentration and the rate of administration of vancomycin. Concentrations of no more than 5 mg/mL and rates of no more than 10 mg/min are recommended...

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CONTRAINDICATIONS

Vancomycin hydrochloride for injection is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to this antibiotic.

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WARNINGS

Infusion Reactions

Rapid bolus administration (e.g., over several minutes) may be associated with exaggerated hypotension, including shock and rarely cardiac...

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ADVERSE REACTIONS

Infusion-Related Events

During or soon after rapid infusion of vancomycin hydrochloride for injection, patients may develop anaphylactoid reactions,...

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OVERDOSAGE

Supportive care is advised, with maintenance of glomerular filtration. Vancomycin is poorly removed by dialysis. Hemofiltration and hemoperfusion with polysulfone resin have been reported to result in increased...

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DESCRIPTION

Vancomycin hydrochloride for injection, USP is a lyophilized powder, for preparing intravenous (IV) infusions, in ADD-Vantage® vials each containing the equivalent of 500 mg, 750 mg or 1...

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CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Vancomycin is poorly absorbed after oral administration.

In subjects with normal kidney function, multiple intravenous dosing of 1 g of vancomycin (15 mg/kg) infused over 60 minutes produces mean...

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ANIMAL PHARMACOLOGY

In animal studies, hypotension and bradycardia occurred in dogs receiving an intravenous infusion of vancomycin hydrochloride 25 mg/kg, at a concentration of 25 mg/mL and an infusion rate of 13.3 mL/min...

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REFERENCES

1. Moellering RC, Krogstad DJ, Greenblatt DJ: Vancomycin therapy in patients with impaired renal function: A nomogram for dosage. Ann Inter Med 1981;94:343.

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HOW SUPPLIED/STORAGE AND HANDLING

Vancomycin Hydrochloride for Injection, USP is supplied as a sterile powder in single-dose ADD-Vantage vials that contain either 500 mg, 750 mg or 1 g.

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INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE

To Use Vial in ADD-Vantage Flexible Diluent Container

To Open:

Peel overwrap at corner and remove solution container. Some opacity of the...

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