Vancomycin Impurities

Vancomycin is used to treat colitis (intestinal inflammation caused by specific bacteria), which can develop after antibiotic therapy.

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Parent Drug Name Name of Impurity Catalogue No.
Vancomycin Dehydroxyl Vancomycin-B VE007853View CAS 1378999-72-4
Vancomycin Demethylvancomycin B VE007895View
Vancomycin Isomer of Demethylvancomycin B VE007850View
Vancomycin Isomer of Vancomycin B (RS4) VE007852View
Vancomycin Isomer of [ßASP3] Vancomycin B VE007856View CAS 555598-85-1
Vancomycin N-Methylvancomycin B VE007854View CAS 99759-13-4
Vancomycin Vancomycin B with Monodechlorovancomycin (Mixture of Vancomycin B and Monodechlorovancomycin) VE009224View
Vancomycin Vancomycin B-26-Methyl Ester VE007851View CAS 250273-66-6
Vancomycin Vancomycin Didechloro Impurity VE007906View CAS 98510-30-6
Vancomycin Vancomycin EP Impurity A VE006683View CAS 91700-98-0
Vancomycin Vancomycin EP Impurity A (HCl Salt) VE0010578View CAS 213997-73-0
Vancomycin Vancomycin EP Impurity C VE006685View CAS 82198-76-3
Vancomycin Vancomycin EP Impurity D VE006686View CAS 101485-50-1
Vancomycin Vancomycin EP Impurity F VE008109View
Vancomycin Vancomycin EP Impurity G VE007879View
Vancomycin Vancomycin EP Impurity H VE007897View
Vancomycin Vancomycin EP Impurity I VE007882View
Vancomycin Vancomycin EP Impurity K (Ditrifluoroacetate Salt) VE0014233View
Vancomycin Vancomycin EP Impurity L VE007891View
Vancomycin (RS1) [D-α-Val] Vancomycin B VE008112View
Vancomycin (RS2) Isomer of Demethyl Vancomycin B VE008108View
Vancomycin (RS5) 7-Dehydroxyl vancomycin B VE008110View
Vancomycin (RS6) (C alpha, 7R) Vancomycin B VE008111View
Vancomycin (RS7) Isomer of N-methylvancomycin B VE007855View
Vancomycin (S)-(-)-2-Acetoxypropionyl acid VE007872View CAS 6034-46-4
Vancomycin (S)-(-)-2-Acetoxypropionyl chloride VE007871View CAS 36394-75-9
Vancomycin [L-ß-Asp3] Vancomycin B VE006684View

Vancomycin Related Compound

Vancomycin belongs to a family of drugs known as glycopeptide antibiotics. It eliminates microorganisms in the intestines.


  • Vancomycin Injection, USP for Intravenous Use Only. ‌
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What is the indication for vancomycin?

Vancomycin is used to treat severe or life-threatening infections caused by susceptible strains of methicillin-resistant (beta-lactam-resistant) staphylococci.

What is the mechanism of action of vancomycin?

Vancomycin is a distinct glycopeptide that is structurally distinct from any other antibiotic now available. It also has a distinct method of action, preventing sensitive bacteria from completing the second stage of cell wall construction.

What class of drug is vancomycin?

Vancomycin belongs to a family of drugs known as glycopeptide antibiotics. It eliminates microorganisms in the intestines. When taken orally, vancomycin will not kill germs or treat infections in any other region of the body. Vancomycin and other antibiotics will not treat colds, flu, or other viral illnesses.


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(RS1) [D-α-Val] Vancomycin B

(RS1) [D-α-Val] Vancomycin B
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Molecular Formula


Molecular Weight

1433.41 g/mol

Parent drug



(RS1) [D-α-Val] Vancomycin B







(RS1) [D-α-Val] Vancomycin B

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