Vancomycin, Antibiotics - Vancomycin

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-patients with renal dysfunction need dosage adjustment --monitor blood levels
-obtain hearing eval and renal studies before therapy
-monitor fluid balance and watch for oliguria and cloudy urine
-monitor carefully for redman syndrome, which can occur if drug is infused too rapidly (maculopapular rash on face, neck trunk and limbs, pruritis and hypotension caused by histamine release)
-dont give IM
-monitor renal function during therapy