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Tedizolid Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 200 mg

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Bacterial Infection

Oral: 200 mg orally once daily for 6 days
Parenteral: 200 mg IV infusion once daily for 6 days

Comments: No dose adjustment is needed when switching from IV to oral.

Uses: Acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections caused by susceptible isolates of S. aureus (including methicillin-resistant (MRSA) and methicillin-susceptible (MSSA ) isolates), S. pyogenes, S. agalactiae, S. anginosus, and E faecalis.

Renal Dose Adjustments

No adjustment recommended.

Liver Dose Adjustments

No adjustment recommended.

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Hemodialysis: No adjustment recommended.
Peritoneal dialysis: Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-Oral: Take with or without food
-IV: Infuse over 1 hour
-Missed dose: Administer as soon as possible anytime up to 8 hours prior to the next
scheduled dose, if less than 8 hours from next dose, wait for next dose. All prescribed
doses should be taken.

Reconstitution/preparation techniques: The manufacturer product information should be consulted.

IV compatibility:
-Do not co-infuse with other drugs.
-Compatible with 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection.
-Incompatible with divalent cation solutions (eg, calcium, magnesium, and Lactated Ringers).
-If the IV line is used to administer other drugs, flush the line with 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection before and after each tedizolid administration.

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