Question of the Week

Question :
Posted On : 03 Apr 2022
Can we switch from injectable Vancomycin or Teicoplanin to oral linezolid?
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Expert Answer :
If you have used vancomycin, it may have been MRSA. In the case of MRSA and whether it is a toxin-producing staph infection, you may have to decide regarding oral linezolid. More details of the case are required to comment.
Answer Discussion :
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Laura Perez
if it is resistant to vacomycin, i ll use it. if it not, i ll take care of it, because there is not enough information about the use of linezolid in childrens at this moment.
2 months ago
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Cynthia Maduabum
yes ,at least less trauma to the veins
2 months ago
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Ahmed Morsy
Yes , considering length of stay at hospital, cost- effective issue, patient preference,liberation from iv line
2 months ago
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FILIPA ALEXANDRA COSTA MOTTA
yes...
2 months ago
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Andres Serna
yes..
2 months ago




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