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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • Bone and joint infections
  • Pneumonia
  • Septicemia
  • Endocarditis treatment and prophylaxis (in PCN allergic pts)
  • Oral vancomycin: antibiotic-associated pseudomembranous colitis caused by C. difficile and enterocolitis caused by S. aureus (including MRSA)

NON-FDA APPROVED USES

  • Hardware-associated infections

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Last updated: December 14, 2015