Generic name: vancomycin hydrochloride
Dosage form: capsules
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Adults — VANCOCIN HCl Capsules are used in treating antibiotic-associated pseudomembranous colitis caused by C. difficile and staphylococcal enterocolitis. VANCOCIN HCl Capsules are not effective for other types of infections. The usual adult total daily dosage is 500 mg to 2 g administered orally in 3 or 4 divided doses for 7 to 10 days.