All the Active Ingredient Drugs
Oxazolidinone. Linezolid 600 mg, 2 mg/ml. F.C.TABS: 10.
INFUS. SOLN: 300 ml x 2 mg/ml. Infus.
over 30-120 mins. Commun. acq./
nosocomial pneum, includ. concurrent
bacterem.; complicat. skin/skin
structure infects., including diabetic
foot infects: Adults/ adolesc. (12 yrs
and older): 600 mg I.V./oral every 12
hrs for 10-14 days. Ped. pts: 10 mg/kg
I.V./oral every 8 hrs for 10-14 days.
Vancomycin resist. infects. (incl.
concurrent bacterem.): Adults/
adolescents (12 yrs and older): 600 mg
I.V./oral every 12 hrs for 14-28 days.
Ped. pts: 10 mg/kg I.V./oral every 8 hrs
for 14-28 days. Uncomplicat. skin/skin
structure infects: Adults: 400 mg oral
every 12 hrs; Adolesc. 600 mg oral
every 12 hrs, both for 10-14 days. Ped.
pts: < 5 yrs: 10 mg/kg oral every 8 hrs;
5-11 yrs: 10 mg/kg oral every 12 hrs;
both for 10-14 days. Neonates <7 days:
10 mg/kg every 12 hrs. See lit. MRSA:
Adults: 600 mg every 12 hrs.
Indic. in adult & ped. pts. for the tmt. of
infect. when known or suspect. to be
caused by suscept. organisms includ.
those assoc. with concur. bacteraemia
Pneum. commun. acquir. and nosocom.
pneum. includ. MDRSP.
Skin&soft tissue infec. include. diabetic
Enterococcal infec. Comb. ther. may be
indicated if a concom. Gram neg.
pathogen is document. or suspect.
Concom. use with MAOi A or B (e.g.
phenelzine, moclobemide) or within 2
wks. of taking any such drug.
Pts. with uncontrol. hypertens. ,
and/or pts. taking any of the follow. types of meds.: direct./ indirect. act.
sympathom. agents (e.g.,
agents (e.g., epinephrine,
norepinephrine), dopaminergic agents
(e.g., dopamine, dobutamine).