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Vancomycin

Introduction: Vancomycin

Description of Vancomycin

Vancomycin: An antibiotic drug used to fight resistant bacterial infections.
Source: National Institute of Health

Vancomycin: an antibiotic (trade name Vancocin) effective against some bacterial infections.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Vancomycin: antibacterial obtained from Streptomyces orientalis; a glycopeptide that inhibits bacterial cell wall assembly and is toxic to kidneys and the inner ear.
Source: Diseases Database

Vancomycin: antibacterial obtained from Streptomyces orientalis; a glycopeptide that inhibits bacterial cell wall assembly and is toxic to kidneys and the inner ear.
Source: CRISP

Vancomycin: Antibacterial obtained from Streptomyces orientalis. It is a glycopeptide related to RISTOCETIN that inhibits bacterial cell wall assembly and is toxic to kidneys and the inner ear.
Source: MeSH 2007

Vancomycin: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Vancomycin:

Drug name confusion

Because many drug names share similar spellings or sound almost identical when spoken, it is possible to mistake the name of a particular medication. Other drugs that are sometimes confused with Vancomycin include:

  • Vecuronium

Terms associated with Vancomycin:

Terms Similar to Vancomycin:

  • Vancocin

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Vancomycin

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Vancomycin

The following list attempts to classify Vancomycin into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • antibiotic,antibiotic drug
  • antibacterial,antibacterial drug,bactericide
  • medicament,medication,medicinal drug,medicine
  • drug
  • agent
  • causal agency,causal agent,cause
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

External links related to: Vancomycin

Source: Diseases Database

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