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DALVANCE Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Warnings & Dosing

What is DALVANCE?

What is DALVANCE?

DALVANCE is the brand name for dalbavancin and is available as an injection for IV use.

What dosages is DALVANCE available in?

What dosages is DALVANCE available in?

DALVANCE is available as a 500 mg injection for IV use.

What is DALVANCE used for?

What is DALVANCE used for?

  • DALVANCE is a glycopeptide antibiotic and is used to treat skin and skin structure infections (e.g., cellulitis) caused by certain bacteria
How does DALVANCE work?

How does DALVANCE work?

DALVANCE is a glycopeptide antibiotic. It works by stopping bacteria from making a cell wall (their outer protective covering). This causes the bacteria to become vulnerable to harm and have a lower chance of surviving.

How do I take DALVANCE?

How do I take DALVANCE?

  • DALVANCE is given as an infusion into the veins (intravenous or IV) over 30 minutes. It’s administered by a provider in a healthcare setting (e.g., hospital, office, nursing home)
  • Age 18 years or older: The typical dose is 1,500 mg IV. The medication is either given all at once as a single dose, or given as 1,000 mg for one dose and then 500 mg one week later
  • Age 6 years to under 18: The dose is based on body weight. The typical dose is 18 mg/kg (up to 1,500 mg) IV as a single dose
  • Age under 6 years: The dose is based on body weight. The typical dose is 22.5 mg/kg (up to 1,500 mg) IV as a single dose
  • Your dose might differ if you have kidney problems
Is it safe for me to take DALVANCE?

Is it safe for me to take DALVANCE?

DALVANCE is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you.

DALVANCE Common Side Effects

DALVANCE Common Side Effects

Common side effects of DALVANCE:

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
DALVANCE Serious Side Effects

DALVANCE Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with DALVANCE. Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following.

  • Serious allergic reaction: hives, rash, blisters, skin reddening, swelling of the lips or tongue, trouble breathing
  • Infectious (C. difficile-related) diarrhea: rapid heart rate, foul-smelling diarrhea, fever, nausea, frequent bowel movements (even up to 15 times per day)
Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on DALVANCE

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on DALVANCE

  • No clinical drug-drug interaction studies have been conducted with DALVANCE. However, always let your physician and pharmacist know about any other medications or supplements (including prescribed and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and dietary or herbal supplements) that you are currently taking
Who makes DALVANCE?

Who makes DALVANCE?

Allergan

Is DALVANCE safe in pregnancy?

Is DALVANCE safe in pregnancy?

There are no adequate and well-controlled studies with DALVANCE use in pregnant women to evaluate for a drug-associated risk of major birth defects, miscarriage or adverse developmental outcomes. You should talk to your healthcare provider before taking this medication if you are pregnant.

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