Compare Vancocin vs. Zyvox

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

Vancocin
(vancomycin)

Zyvox
(linezolid)

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Side effects
VancocinZyvox

We haven’t found good data for Vancocin side effects.

FDA side effect reports for Vancocin »
  • Headache 9%
  • Diarrhea 8%
  • Nausea 5%
  • Any side effect 4%
  • Dizziness 3%
  • Vomiting 2%
  • Taste alteration 2%
  • Vaginal moniliasis 2%
  • Fungal infection 2%
  • Rash 2%
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How it works
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Type of medication
VancocinZyvox
Available as
VancocinZyvox
  • Pill
  • Pill
  • Liquid
Used for
VancocinZyvox
  • Clostridium Difficile Diarrhea Infection Of Skin AND OR Subcutaneous Tissue Infective Endocarditis Lower Respiratory Tract Infection Staphylococcal Enterocolitis Staphylococcal Infectious Disease
  • Community Acquired Pneumonia Infection Of Skin AND OR Subcutaneous Tissue
Risk factors for serious side effects
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      Pregnancy

      Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

      Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

      Upsides and benefits
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      Downsides and risks
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      Have you used Zyvox (linezolid)?
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