Agent Name

Vancomycin

CAS Number

1404-90-6

Formula

C66-H75-Cl2-N9-O24

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

(3S-(3R*,6S*(S*),7S*,22S*,23R*,26R*,36S*,38aS*))-3-(2-Amino-2-oxoethyl)-44-((2-O-(3-amino-2,3,6-trideoxy-3-C-methyl-alpha-L-lyxo-hexopyranosyl)-beta-D-glucopyranosyl)oxy)-10,19-dichloro-2,3,4,5,6,7,23,24,25,26,36,37,38,38a-tetradecahydro-7,22,28,30,32-pentahydroxy-6-((4-methyl-2-(methylamino)-1-oxopentyl)amino)-2,5,24,38,39-pentaoxo-22H-8,11:18,21-dietheno-23,36-(iminomethano)-13,16:31,35-dimetheno-1H,16H-(1,6,9)oxadiazacyclohexadecino(4,5-m)(10,2,16)-benzoxadiazacyclotetracosine-26-carboxylic acid; (Sa)-(3S,6R,7R,22R,23S,26S,36R,38aR)-44-((2-O-(3-Amino-2,3,6-trideoxy-3-C-methyl-alpha-L-lyxo-hexopyranosyl)-beta-D-glucopyranosyl)oxy)-3-(carbamoylmethyl)-10,19-dichloro- 2,3,4,5,6,7,23,24,25,26,36,37,38,38a-tetradecahydro-7,22,28,30,32-pentahydroxy-6-((2R)-4-methyl-2-(methylamino)valeramido)-2,5,24,38,39-pentaoxo-22H-8,11:18,21-dietheno-23,36-(iminomethano)-13,16:31,35-dimetheno-1H,16H-(1,6,9)oxadiazacyclohexadecino(4,5-m)(10,2,16)-benzoxadiazacyclotetracosine-26-carboxylic acid; Vancocin; Vancoled; Vancomicina; Vancomicina [INN-Spanish]; Vancomycin; Vancomycine; Vancomycine [INN-French]; Vancomycinum; Vancomycinum [INN-Latin]; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pharmaceuticals

Description

Tan to brown solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Antibiotic; [ChemIDplus]

Comments

Occupational asthma confirmed in a pharmaceutical worker; [Malo]

Adverse Effects
Asthma

Yes

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