Only on the advice of a Medical Microbiologist or Infection Specialist:
- For Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia associated with right-sided infective endocarditis (RIE) or with complicated skin and soft tissue infection (SSTI) in adults.
- For the (off-label) treatment of aureus bacteraemia, not associated with RIE or SSTI, in penicillin allergic patients.
- As an alternative to linezolid for the second-line treatment of complicated MRSA skin and soft tissue infection.
- For the treatment of serious MRSA infection after glycopeptide treatment failure or if increased doses of glycopeptides cause nephrotoxicity.
ARI Ward 111
ARI Ward 201 (Intensive Therapy Unit)