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  1. vancomycin, Vancocinnoun

    an antibiotic (trade name Vancocin) effective against some bacterial infections

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  1. vancocin

    Vancomycin is a glycopeptide antibiotic medication used to treat a number of bacterial infections. It is recommended intravenously as a treatment for complicated skin infections, bloodstream infections, endocarditis, bone and joint infections, and meningitis caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Blood levels may be measured to determine the correct dose. Vancomycin is also taken by mouth as a treatment for severe Clostridium difficile colitis. When taken by mouth it is poorly absorbed.Common side effects include pain in the area of injection and allergic reactions. Occasionally, hearing loss, low blood pressure, or bone marrow suppression occur. Safety in pregnancy is not clear, but no evidence of harm has been found, and it is likely safe for use when breastfeeding. It is a type of glycopeptide antibiotic and works by blocking the construction of a cell wall.Vancomycin was approved for medical use in the United States in 1958. It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines. The World Health Organization classifies vancomycin as critically important for human medicine. It is available as a generic medication. Vancomycin is made by the soil bacterium Amycolatopsis orientalis.

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  1. vancocin

    Vancocin, also known by its generic name vancomycin, is an antibiotic medication used to treat serious bacterial infections. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria, particularly infections caused by strains of bacteria that are resistant to other antibiotics. This medication is commonly used to treat infections of the intestines caused by Clostridium difficile, which can cause symptoms ranging from diarrhea to life-threatening inflammation of the colon. It may also be used in cases of staph infections that cause inflammation of the heart valves (endocarditis).

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vancocin in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vancocin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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