125mg po/ng/og q6h for 10-14 days.
Intra-colonic dose 500mg in 100mL of NS by rectal enema q6h
Antimicrobial Stewardship approved criteria must be indicated at ORDER ENTRY.
Only indication is in the therapy of C. difficile infection, particularly recurrent or severe disease
Possibility of accumulation in severe renal dysfunction.
Consider checking a vancomycin level in dialysis patients.
No oral absorption.
May increase vancomycin resistant Enterococci colonization in the gut.
Antimicrobial class: Glycopeptide
Pregnancy category: B
Average serum half life: 0 hours
Biliary penetration: None
CSF penetration: None
Lung penetration: None
Urine penetration: None