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What is the role of vancomcycin in treatment prostatitis in cause of MRSA infection and dosing ?

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Emeraldgirl 22 Aug 2013

Hello Tornado007

I must be honest, I don't fully understand the question. Prostatatitis is caused by a bacterial infection (but not in all cases). Vancomycin is an antibiotic that is used to fight bacterial infections. With regards to MRSA. MRSA is resistant to a number of antibiotics i.e certain antibiotics do not work against MRSA. However it is not resistant to Vancomycin (there are a few cases where it is). If you have been prescribed Vancomycin it is usually because a urine test found which bacterium is causing your condition and therefore which antibiotic is the best to treat your condition. With regards to dosage I cannot comment you will have to discuss that with a Dr or pharmacist.

I hope this helps. Take care

Emeraldgirl 23 Aug 2013

Hello Suzanne66

You are right Vancomycin is used to treat MRSA. There are other antibiotics that can be used too. free discount card

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