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Can oral dose of vancomycin cause bone marrow suppression?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
Bone marrow suppression is a very rare side effect of Vancomycin. Furthermore, oral Vancomycin is not absorbed through the gut.

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