Antimicrobials
Ceftaroline

Ceftaroline

Restricted

Medium
N/A
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Dosing

General Information

ID consult required.

  • Should be reserved for patients with MRSA infections who cannot receive other agents (i.e. vancomycin)
  • FDA-approved for CAP and SSTI
  • Off label use: bacteremia, endocarditis, osteomyelitis

CBC weekly.

  • Hypersensitivity reactions
  • GI side effects

Antimicrobial class: 5th Generation Cephalosporin

Average serum half life: 2 hours