Vancomycin - does vancoymcin treat mrsa?
- 16 Oct 2009 by jaimig
- vancomycin, methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus infection
16 Oct 2009
Since MRSA is a multi resistant staph infection. Most people have not become immune to this antibiotic so this is why it is widely uses.
"Vancomycin has been the treatment of choice for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections. This agent, however, requires intravenous (IV) administration, and occasionally patients experience unacceptable side effects. "
Hope you rid of this infection soon
- Vancomycin Information for Consumers
- Vancomycin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Vancomycin (detailed)
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