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Vancomycin (Vancocin )

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What is the Generic Name for Vancocin?

Vancomycin

What is the Trade Name for Vancomycin?

Vancocin

What are the Indications of Vancomycin (Vancocin )?

  • Life threatening infections
  • Sepsis

What are the Actions of Vancomycin (Vancocin )?

Bactericidal

What is the Therapeutic Class of Vancomycin (Vancocin )?

Anti-infectives

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Vancomycin (Vancocin )?

none

What are the Nursing Considerations of Vancomycin (Vancocin )?

  • Can cause ototoxicity, nausea, vomiting, nephrotoxicity, anaphylaxis, red-man syndrome
  • Assess for infection
  • Obtain culture prior to initiating therapy
  • Monitor blood pressure
  • Dose dependent draw serum trough levels frequently
  • Administer over at least 60 minutes to avoid skin irritation

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