CrCl > 50: 10 mg/kg every 24 h.
Important side effects
Mild taste disturbance (a tendency to wear bell bottoms?), nausea, vomiting, serum creatinine concentration elevation.
Important drug interactions
Rants and Screeds
Treatment of choice
Gram postive organisms, including MRSA. It is equal to vancomycin (and therefore a piece of crap) for cellulitis and hospital acquired pneumonia (pneumonia cure rates with telavancin versus vancomycin were 58.9% versus 59.5%. Ick.) (PubMed).
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