Antimicrobials
Ceftaroline

Ceftaroline

Restricted

Medium
N/A
$520/day

Spectrum of Activity

Dosing

General Information

Second line serious MRSA infections

Similar to other cephalopsorins

  • Hypersensitivity

  • Bone marrow suppression

  • Rash

  • GI intolerance

  • Minimal - not metabolized
  • Probenecid may increase ceftaroline due to inhibition of tubular secretion by probenecid
  • Current only MRSA active cephalosporin
  • Does not cover anaerobes or Pseudomonas aeruginosa