Uncommon vancomycin-induced side effects.

  title={Uncommon vancomycin-induced side effects.},
  author={Jaime Lu{\'i}s Lopes Rocha and William Kondo and Maria In{\^e}z Domingues Kuchiki Baptista and Cl{\'o}vis Arns da Cunha and Luzmila Terezinha Flenik Martins},
  journal={The Brazilian journal of infectious diseases : an official publication of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases},
  volume={6 4},
Vancomycin has been used with increased frequency during the past 15 years and the most common toxicity with this drug is the red man syndrome . Other adverse effects include neutropenia, fever, phlebitis, nephrotoxicity, ototoxicity, thrombocytopenia, interstitial nephritis, lacrimation, linear IgA bullous dermatosis, necrotizing cutaneous vasculitis and toxic epidermal necrolysis. Only two cases of vancomycin-induced Stevens-Johnson syndrome and one case of pancytopenia have been reported in… CONTINUE READING


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