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Ceftobiprole IV

Permitted Indications

Only on the advice of a Medical Microbiologist or Infection Specialist (if first or second line options are not suitable) for:

  1. Hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP), excluding ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) - when activity is required against suspected methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Gram-negative pathogens (including Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae) and when combination treatment that includes vancomycin or teicoplanin is inappropriate, has not been tolerated, or treatment modification is required. 

 Not licensed for use in children.

Wards Stocked

Not routinely stocked in pharmacy