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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • Acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSI)
    • Due to susceptible organisms: S. aureus(including MRSA), S. pyogenes, S. agalactiae, E.coli, K. pneumoniae, K. oxytoca.
  • Community acquired pneumonia (including cases caused by PCN-resistant S. pneumoniae)
    • Due to susceptible organisms: S. pneumoniae (including cases with bacteremia), MSSA, H. influenzae, K. pneumoniae, E. coli

NON-FDA APPROVED USES

  • MRSA infections not listed above

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Last updated: April 10, 2016