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  • Oxazolidinone
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    Zyvoxid
    Pfizer
    RX
    not in the basket chart
    Zyvoxid

    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
    such as:
    Pneum. commun. acquir. and nosocom.
    pneum. includ. MDRSP.
    Skin&soft tissue infec. include. diabetic
    foot infect.
    Enterococcal infec. Comb. ther. may be
    indicated if a concom. Gram neg.
    pathogen is document. or suspect.
    C/I: Hypersens.
    Concom. use with MAOi A or B (e.g.
    phenelzine, moclobemide) or within 2
    wks. of taking any such drug.
    Pts. with uncontrol. hypertens. ,
    pheochromocytoma, thyrotoxicosis
    and/or pts. taking any of the follow. types of meds.: direct./ indirect. act.
    sympathom. agents (e.g.,
    pseudoephedrine,
    phenylpropanolamine), vasopressive
    agents (e.g., epinephrine,
    norepinephrine), dopaminergic agents
    (e.g., dopamine, dobutamine).

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