vancomycin-oral solution, Vancocin
GENERIC NAME: VANCOMYCIN - ORAL SOLUTION (vank-oh-MY-sin)
BRAND NAME(S): Vancocin
HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth as directed usually three to four times a day for 7 to 10 days. The dose of oral solution may be diluted in 1 ounce of water to improve the taste. For best results, take each dose at evenly spaced intervals around the clock. This will ensure a constant level of medication in your blood. Take this medication for the full time prescribed. Do not stop taking this without your doctor's approval. Stopping therapy too soon may result in a reinfection.
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