|Autosubstitution with "Vancomycin
1. Reconstitute the
500 mg vial with 10 ml of sterile water, giving a 50 mg/ml concentration.
2. Withdrawn 5 ml
for a 250 mg dose or 2.5 ml for 125 mg dose of vancomycin.
3. Further dilute
the dose to 30 ml with water or cherry syrup before administering to the
4. Note vancomycin is stable for greater than 7 days at room temperature.