Active Ingredient: Vancomycin Hydrochloride is an active ingredient, which is a tricyclic glycosylated peptide with bactericidal activity. It acts as an against most organisms and a bacteriostatic effect on enterococci. This antibiotic binds tightly to the D-alanyl-D-alanine portion of cell wall precursors so as to interfere with bacterial cell wall synthesis. This results in the activation of bacterial autolysins that destroy the cell wall by lysis. This active agent may also alter the permeability of bacterial cytoplasmic membranes and may selectively inhibit RNA synthesis.
Indications: Vancomycin composed medication is an antibiotic approved to treat infections. This form of Vancocin is indicated to treat a certain intestinal condition or colitis caused by bacteria. This condition induces diarrhea and stomach or abdominal discomfort or pain. When this drug is taken orally, it stays in the intestines to restrict the growth of certain bacteria that cause these symptoms.
This antibiotic treats only bacterial infection in the intestine and will not work for bacterial infections in any other part of the body or for viral infections like the common cold, flu. Consuming any antibiotic when it is not needed can induce it to not work for future infections.
Action Mechanism: This medication is approved to treat serious bacterial infections. It is an antibiotic that works by restricting the growth of bacteria. Vancocin is usually given as prescribed by the doctor. This drug stays in the intestines to restrict the growth of bacteria that cause these symptoms.
Dosages: Given medication is available in a dosage as mentioned below:
- 250 mg: This tablet is to be consumed orally every 6 to 8 hours as directed by the doctor
Note: This antibiotic can cause temporary or permanent hearing loss. Do not consume this drug and call the doctor if experience hearing problems or ringing in the ears.