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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • Patients with serious or life-threatening infections associated with vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium (VREF) bacteremia.
  • Complicated skin and skin structure infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) or Streptococcus pyogenes.

NON-FDA APPROVED USES

  • Endocarditis (generally not recommended due to poorer clearance of bacteremia)

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Last updated: January 27, 2016