Daptomycin IV

Permitted Indications

Only on the advice of a Medical Microbiologist or Infection Specialist:

  1. For Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia associated with right-sided infective endocarditis (RIE) or with complicated skin and soft tissue infection (SSTI) in adults.
  2. For the (off-label) treatment of aureus bacteraemia, not associated with RIE or SSTI, in penicillin allergic patients.
  3. As an alternative to linezolid for the second-line treatment of complicated MRSA skin and soft tissue infection.
  4. For the treatment of serious MRSA infection after glycopeptide treatment failure or if increased doses of glycopeptides cause nephrotoxicity.

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