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What are the alternatives to Vancomycin for Treatment of MRSA?

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What are the other drugs that can be used?

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The other alternatives of vancomycin for the treatment of MRSA are:

  1. Linezolid
  2. Tigecycline
  3. Daptomycin
  4. Dalbavancin/Telavancin/Oritavancin
  5. Ceftobiprole, Ceftaroline
  6. Iclaprim
answered Nov 17, 2015 by admin Doctor of Medicine (9,909 points)
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MRSA is sensitive to
Ripampicin
Ofloxacin
Cotrimoxazole
Topical Mupirocin
Teicoplanin

Against VRSA
Linezolid
Streptogramins
Daptomycin

answered Nov 17, 2015 by Ellie
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Depends if you have to use 4th gen cephalosporins like
Cefepime

answered Apr 25, 2016 by Dr Sumit Gahlot
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