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Treatment of Methicillin Resistant S. Aureus Bacteremia

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Disclaimer: this is not a prescription. Using medicines without the guidance of a licensed provider  can be lethal.

This is not a prescription for any specific patient. For methicillin RESISTANT (MRSA) staphylococci following antimicrobial therapy can be used:

Vancomycin 15-20mg/kg IV every 8 to 12 hours. Not to exceed 2 g per dose. Or Daptomycin 6-10 mg/kg IV once daily.

Alternative agents can be:

Ceftaroline 600 mg IV every 12 hours

Telavancin 10 mg/kg IV once daily

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