Active ingredients: vancomycin
What it is used for
This product accepted for registration as 'currently supplied' at the time of commencement of the Act. Revision of Product Information was approved as specified in the letter of 13 August 1992 from Dr Alex Proudfoot advising of approval for registration of the goods. Indicated for Staphylococcal enterocolitis and antibiotic - associated pseudomembranous colitis produced by C. difficile.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Moisture
- Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
250mg (250000 I.U.): hard gelatin capsules, size 0 with opaque blue cap and opaque mushroom grey body.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on July 1, 2021. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient vancomycin
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems