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GENERIC NAME  
Vancomycin Capsules Autosubstitution with "Vancomycin oral solution" made from the injection.

Recommendation: MEC approved.

 Procedure:

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         Withdrawn 5 ml for a 250 mg dose or 2.5 ml for 125 mg dose of vancomycin.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 patient. 

4.         Note vancomycin is stable for greater than 7 days at room temperature.

Vancomycin Injection Surgical Prophylaxis, Drawing peak serum levels is not recommended,
Vancomycin Dosing,  Dosing Tool Part I & Part II

Vancomycin Pharmacokinetic Dosing: Analysis of Patient Data & Optimization of Kinetic Parameters

Vancomycin Dosing Program and Data Fitting For Troughs
Vancomycin Dosing for High Flux Dialysis

Vasoactive IV Medications Drip Rate Charts, Adult Standard
Drip Rate Calculator, Adult Standard

Vasoactive Medications In ICU, Chart of Dosage & Actions

Vendor Policy  
Voriconazole Injection Voriconazole injection is restricted in use to the FDA approved indications: treatment of invasive aspergillus, treatment of Scedosporium apiospermum (asexual form of Pseudallescheria boydii) and Fusarium spp. in patients intolerant to or refractory to other therapy. Voriconazole will be automatically  converted to the oral route for patients who are able to take oral medicines.
Voriconazole Tablet Oral use is recommended when possible; as oral bioavailability is 96% and pharmacokinetic profiles are similar for oral and IV administration. Cost is 4.85 times less, $36.75-$73.50 for oral versus $333.20 per day for IV. Voriconazole will be automatically  converted to the oral route for patients who are able to take oral medicines.
   
   

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