It is used in the prophylaxis and treatment of serious infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Enterococcus faecalis
Rash, erythema, itching, fever, headache, hearing loss
It is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to the drug.
This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.
Donot stop taking this medicine unless you do a complete treatment even if your symptoms disappear .
This medicine may cause red man syndrome in some patients. This condition is characterized by symptoms such as itching, hives, erythema, increased heart rate, low blood pressure, difficulty breathing, etc. Stopping or slowing the rate of infusion may help in stopping these reactions. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.
It not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue therapy based on your clinical condition.
Please consult your doctor when taking this medicine if you are pregnant.
Some interactions with this drug are Amphoterecin B, Aminoglycoside antibiotics, Furosemide, Cisplatin, Cyclosporine.