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Vancocin Dosage

Dosage form: capsule

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Dec 27, 2019.


VANCOCIN CAPSULES are used in treating C. difficile-associated diarrhea and staphylococcal enterocolitis.

C. difficile-associated diarrhea: The recommended dose is 125 mg administered orally 4 times daily for 10 days.
Staphylococcal enterocolitis: Total daily dosage is 500 mg to 2 g administered orally in 3 or 4 divided doses for 7 to 10 days.

Pediatric Patients

The usual daily dosage is 40 mg/kg in 3 or 4 divided doses for 7 to 10 days. The total daily dosage should not exceed 2 g.

Further information

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