Vancomycin Induced Nephrotoxicity: A Case Report

  • Santoshini Naveen
  • Peter Jensen
Keywords: Vancomycin, Nephrotoxicity, Renal Dysfunction


Nephrotoxicity associated with vancomycin is a commonly feared and mainly preventable adverse effect. Non-severe cases of vancomycin nephrotoxicity resolve upon discontinuation of the medication. We present the case of a 45-year-old man who developed renal dysfunction following vancomycin antibiotic therapy as a result of lack of dose adaptation to measured serum nadirs.


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Author Biographies

Santoshini Naveen

MD (Medicine), Consultant Private Practitioner and Independent Researcher, Navi Mumbai, India

Peter Jensen

MD (Medicine), Consultant Practitioner, Randers, Denmark


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DOI: 10.26440/0602.05540
Published: 2022-05-31
How to Cite
Santoshini Naveen, Peter Jensen. Vancomycin Induced Nephrotoxicity: A Case Report. IHRJ [Internet]. 2022May31 [cited 2022Jul.2];6(2):CR1-CR2. Available from: