Vancomycin (Vancocin)

Class of antibiotic > glycopeptide – inhibits cell wall synthesis in gram-positive bacteria. Dose: variable – dependent on patient weight, kidney function, etc.  Typically given one to two times per day, diluted in 250-500ml of Normal Saline depending on dose.  Weekly labs draws for kidney function and peak  and trough levels of the antibiotic are … Continue Reading →