VANLID 250 MG CAPSULE

SKU: AH_RD_DI_1112 Category:

Generic : Vancomycin (250mg)

Treatment : Clostridium Difficile Associated Diarrhea

Pack size  : 10 (Capsules)

Manufacturer : Cipla Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$31.00

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Vanlid 250mg Capsule is a medicine used to treat a particular type of bloody diarrhea that may rarely happen after the overuse of antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of the causative bacteria known as Clostridium difficile.

Vanlid 250mg Capsule is only effective in treating Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea and is not useful for treating other types of diarrhea or any other infection in the body. It may be used for treating adults as well as children. This medicine is taken orally, with or without food. It should be used regularly at evenly spaced time intervals as prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

Side effects that may be seen with this medicine include wheezing, kidney (renal) injury, shortness of breath, flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck, and trunk), and decreased blood pressure. Keeping yourself well hydrated will help to prevent any dizziness.

Inform your doctor if you have a history of an allergic reaction to this medication in the past. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using this medicine. Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function and hearing function while you are taking this medicine.

 

BENEFITS OF VANLID CAPSULE

In Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea

Diarrhea is an increase in the frequency of bowel movements or loose watery bowel movements. It can most commonly occur due to an infection of the digestive tract. Vanlid 250mg Capsule helps to treat diarrhea with bloody discharge that is caused due to a bacteria called Clostridium difficile. This medicine can relieve frequent loose motions and also help you to stay well by preventing them from coming back. You need to take this medicine regularly to get the most out of it and you should drink plenty of fluids while taking it to make sure you stay hydrated.

 

HOW TO USE VANLID CAPSULE

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Vanlid 250mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

 

HOW VANLID CAPSULE WORKS

Vanlid 250mg Capsule is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

 

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Vanlid 250mg Capsule does not cause any harmful side effects.
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Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Vanlid 250mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
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Breast feeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Vanlid 250mg Capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
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Driving

SAFE
Vanlid 250mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney

CAUTION
Vanlid 250mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Vanlid 250mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function test and some blood tests is advised while you are taking this medicine.
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Liver

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Vanlid 250mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

 

INTERACTION WITH DRUGS

  • FUROSEMIDE

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE VANLID CAPSULE?

If you miss a dose of Vanlid 250mg Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule.

SIDE EFFECTS

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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Vanlid

  • Breathlessness
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Decreased potassium level in blood
  • Abdominal pain
  • Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
  • Phlebitis
  • Hypotension (low blood pressure)
  • Flatulence
  • Hearing loss
  • Renal toxicity
  • Headache
  • Fever
  • Peripheral edema
  • Fatigue
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Back pain
  • Red man syndrome

FAQ's

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Q. How long does Vanlid 250mg Capsule take to work?

Usually, Vanlid 250mg Capsule starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  – 10

pack form  – capsule

MORE INFORMATION

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 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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