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REVIEW OF VANCOMYCIN USE IN THE HEMODIALYSIS POPULATION

SABRINA NATARAJAN

REVIEW OF VANCOMYCIN USE IN THE HEMODIALYSIS POPULATION

by SABRINA NATARAJAN

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Published in UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO: 2005 .
Written in English


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ContributionsZVONAR, ROSEMARY; DESCHENES, MARIE-JOSEE; EDWARDS, CEDRIC; ROTH, VIRGINIA
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Open LibraryOL20867579M

vancomycin use. Elderly patients have unique character-istics that make dosing vancomycin a challenge for clini-cians, such as increased volume of distribution and decreased renal function. Using the best available evi-dence, it is recommended to initiate lower empiric main-tenance doses and monitor vancomycin serumCited by: 2. ABSTRACT. Objectives: To promote optimal use of vancomycin and reduce selective pressures for development of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in our hemodialysis units, we conducted a retrospective study to a.) characterize catheter-related infections (CRI) in our hemodialysis population, and b.) review vancomycin usage to treat these : Lavern M. Vercaigne, Teryl Gosnell, Alfred Gin.

Pre-dialysis serum concentration Supplemental vancomycin dose with dialysis session > 20 mcg/mL vancomycin mg IV 15 – 20 mcg/mL vancomycin mg IV of vancomycin 15 mg/kg or mg IV If level is within range, continue with same dosing and draw weekly vancomycin level (prior to dialysis).   Although the consensus guidelines for vancomycin are being adopted in the clinical management of patients undergoing hemodialysis (HD) [14, 15], dosing information to achieve therapeutic serum concentrations in this population is scarce. Our goal was to develop a practical vancomycin dosing protocol to improve trough target attainment in Cited by:

  The hemodialysis, two-compartment vancomycin adult model implemented in DoseMeRx is derived from the Goti et al retrospective study which included patients on hemodialysis. It has been validated for use in patients receiving high-flux, intermittent hemodialysis. Vancomycin was administered during 56 of admissions (39%) requiring chronic hemodialysis compared with of 7, admissions (5%) not requiring hemodialysis (relative risk, 11; 95% confidence interval, 8 to 15; P hemodialysis patients, vancomycin use was judged appropriate for of the vancomycin doses (80%).Cited by:


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The influence of age, protein binding, and renal function on the pharmacokinetics of intravenous vancomycin was evaluated in 37 adult patients with various degrees of renal function.

Vancomycin Use in Patients Requiring Hemodialysis: A Literature Review Katie E. Pallotta* and Harold J. Manley*† *Albany College of Pharmacy and †Albany Nephrology Pharmacy Group, Albany, New York ABSTRACT Vancomycin, a glycopeptide antibiotic, has remained a popu-larantimicrobialagentthroughoutthepastfivedecades,andis.

Renal excretion of vancomycin is altered in patients with renal insufficiency. The manufacturer of Vancocin ® (Eli Lilly and Co., Indianapolis, IN, USA; reviewed April ) has reported that, in anephric patients, the average vancomycin elimination half-life is days, whereas it is 4–6 hours in patients with normal renal function.

It has also been reported that total body clearance of Cited REVIEW OF VANCOMYCIN USE IN THE HEMODIALYSIS POPULATION book   Although vancomycin has been in existence for many years, questions remain regarding its use.

New technologies and practice pattern changes have occurred over the years that altered vancomycin dosing in hemodialysis (HD) by: Request PDF | Vancomycin Use in Patients Requiring Hemodialysis: A Literature Review | Vancomycin, a glycopeptide antibiotic, has remained a popular antimicrobial agent throughout the.

Use of vancomycin in high-flux hemodialysis: Experience with courses of therapy. Vancomycin is often administered to hemodialysis patients at long dosage intervals because its removal by hemodialysis is considered to be negligible. We and others, however, have demonstrated significant removal of vancomycin by high-flux hemodialysis.

This report. internal Fraser Health Renal Program Vancomycin Dosing Guidelines. • The mean vancomycin loading dose was mg/kg. Likely as a result, only 25% of measured pre-dialysis vancomycin levels were within the range of mg/L.

This increased to 53% when the range was expanded to File Size: 1MB. Infections are only preceded by cardiovascular disease as cause of mortality in hemodialysis patients.

1 The annual risk for bacteremia in hemodialysis patients ranges from to %, and 60–% of these episodes are caused by staphylococcal species, especially Staphylococcus aureus.

1 Given the rapid disperse of staphylococcal species with a decreased susceptibility to β-lactam Cited by:   Furthermore, in a pediatric study, concurrent use of vancomycin with acyclovir, amphotericin B and piperacillin–tazobactam significantly increased the risk of AKI respectively [Knoderer et al.

A major limitation of retrospective data is the uncertainty of the adverse renal impact while using other agents that were not part of the by: With normal renal function the half-life of vancomycin is hours, this increases to hours in end-stage kidney disease 9.

Vancomycin exhibits a narrow therapeutic window and whilst overdosing poses the risks of toxicities, including nephrotoxicity 10 and ototoxi under-dosing risks treatment failure and emergence of resistant organisms   Background: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients requiring intravenous vancomycin bear considerable risks of adverse outcomes both from the infection and vancomycin therapy itself, necessitating especially precise dosing to avoid sub- and supratherapeutic vancomycin s: In this retrospective study, we performed a population pharmacokinetic analysis to construct a vancomycin Cited by: 1.

Vancomycin is used commonly to treat Gram-positive bacteremia in hemodialysis patients.1 The most accurate and practical method to monitor vancomycin effectiveness is to measure the trough vancomycin concentration before the fourth dose.1 Because vancomycin is cleared by renal excretion, it can be dosed after each dialysis session to maintain therapeutic plasma concentrations.2 Vancomycin Cited by: Editor, In recent years, increasing pathogen resistance for vancomycin has been observed.

According to new recommendations, trough target levels for this drug should be between 15 and 20 µg/ml [].Concentrations lower than 10 µg/ml can cause therapeutic failure and bring about vancomycin resistance [].To achieve this target, an initial dose of 20–25 mg/kg actual body weight is recommended Cited by: 4.

Population kinetics estimates a volume of distribution (Vd) of ~ L/kg. Because of this distribution, we dose vancomycin based on total (actual) body weight in non-obese patients.

In obese patients, consider use of adjusted body weight instead and/or lowering the Vd estimate ( L/kg). Vancomycin is cleared via the : Stephanie Kujawski. We figured out the V D from population kinetic studies, in which vancomycin was administered to a bunch of people and then blood concentrations were measured and compared to the doses given.

Using that info, a generally accepted V D for vancomycin is L/: Brandon Dyson. Recent changes in vancomycin use in renal failure Stefaan J. Vandecasteele1 and An S. De Vriese1 1Division of Nephrology and Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, AZ Sint-Jan Brugge-Oostende AV, Brugge, Belgium Vancomycin is a key tool.

At present, the current standard of practice is to use vancomycin, a bactericidal glycopeptide antibiotic for the treatment of hemodialysis patients with catheter-related bloodstream infections caused by MRSA.

1 Vancomycin has a complex pharmacokinetic profile in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients requiring intermittent hemodialysis. This agent undergoes three phases of. High-flux hemodialysis (HD) is now the primary means of HD at UWHC and removes a significant amount of vancomycin. 45 The average amount of vancomycin removed by high flux HD during a 3- to 4-hour session is 30 to 38% Most patients will require a vancomycin dose after each dialysis session.

One method for dosing. consensus review of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, and the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists.

Am J Health-Syst Pharm ; 3. Vandecasteele SJ, Vriese AS. Recent changes in vancomycin use in renal failure. Kidney Int ; 4. In a review of the literature by Elyasi and colleagues, vancomycin renal toxicity had a range of 10–20% in patients using conventional doses while the range was 30–40% for those treated with higher doses (10–20 mg/l) [Elyasi et al.

Similarly, in a retrospective study by Hanrahan and colleagues, % of critically ill patients Cited by:. The most common form of dialysis for patients with chronic kidney disease is intermittent hemodialysis, which typically occurs three times per week, with each session lasting three to five hours.

12 Clearance of vancomycin by dialysis is dependent on a number of factors, including the type of dialyzer filter and flux membrane used, the duration Cited by: Abstract Background: Despite being in clinical use for about 6 decades, vancomycin dosing remains perplexing and complex.

Methods: A population pharmacokinetic modeling and simulation approach was used to evaluate the efficiency of the current nomogram-based dosing of vancomycin.

Serum vancomycin concentrations were obtained as a part of routine therapeutic drug monitoring from two Cited by: 6.Barth RH, DeVincenzo N. Use of vancomycin in high-flux hemodialysis: experience with courses of therapy.

Kidney International ; Launay-Vacher V, Izzedine H, Mercadal L, et al. Clinical review: Use of vancomycin in haemodialysis patients. Critical Care;6(4)