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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • Not available in the U.S., the spectrum of activity is similar to vancomycin.
  • Used for complicated skin and skin structure infections, bone and joint infections, pneumonia (CAP, HAP), cUTI, infective endocarditis, peritonitis (in peritoneal dialysis), and bacteremia due to susceptible Gram positive pathogens.
  • An alternative agent for Clostridium difficilecolitis.

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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • Not available in the U.S., the spectrum of activity is similar to vancomycin.
  • Used for complicated skin and skin structure infections, bone and joint infections, pneumonia (CAP, HAP), cUTI, infective endocarditis, peritonitis (in peritoneal dialysis), and bacteremia due to susceptible Gram positive pathogens.
  • An alternative agent for Clostridium difficilecolitis.

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Last updated: October 18, 2022