General Spectrum of Activity
Targeted therapy of resistant gram positive infections when use of first line agents precluded by allergy or intolerance
Creatine kinase and creatinine at least weekly (more frequently if renal function changing or unstable)
Inactivated by pulmonary surfactant : Not indicated for pulmonary infection.
Antimicrobial class: Cyclic Lipopeptide.
Pregnancy category: B
Average serum half life: 9 hours
CSF penetration: Poor
Lung penetration: Poor
Urine penetration: Therapeutic