Chemical structure: glycopeptide
Vancomycin is a heptapeptide.
Vancomycin hydrochloride from Streptomyces orientalis has been used as:
• an antibiotic in screening: minimal inhibitory concentrations (MICs) Streptomyces coelicolor
• in treating Leishmania infected sand flies
• in combined antibiotic treatment in asthma induced mice
1, 5 g in glass bottle
Vancomycin is used for treating methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections and shunt-associated Staphylococcal ventriculitis. It may lead to hypersensitivity reactions like anaphylaxis and red man syndrome. Vanomycin is also used to treat thrombocytopenia and induces drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) on usage.
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.