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(MRSA Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection)
(MRSA) is a bacteria responsible for several difficult-to-treat infections in humans. It is also called multidrug-resistant ''S...
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Clindamycin vs Linezolid for MRSA

Clindamycin
VS.
Linezolid
Other name: Cleocin Cleocin
Other name: Zyvox Zyvox
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for MRSA
1.5
Concern level
2.9
Helpfulness
for MRSA
3.9
Concern level
2.9
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Method of use:
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Clindamycin International Nonproprietary Name is a lincosamides antibiotic. It is usually used to treat infections with anaerobic organism bacteria but can also be used to treat some protozoal diseases, such as malaria. It is a common topical treatment ...
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Linezolid (International Nonproprietary Name) is a synthetic antibiotic used for the treatment of serious infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria that are antibiotic resistance to several other antibiotics. A member of the 2-Oxazolidone class of dru...
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Hyperpigmentation
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Dizzy
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Bloating
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Vaginal Discharge
1
Weight Gain
1
Paranoia
1
Spotting
1
Stomach Cramps
1
Bipolar Disorder
1
Tooth Pain
1
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Allergies
8
Serotonin Syndrome
6
Myelodysplastic Syndrome
4
Wound
3
Neuropathy
3
Depression
2
Metastatic Breast Cancer
2
Thrombocytopenia
2
Nephrotoxicity
2
Anxiety
1
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Clindamycin International Nonproprietary Name is a lincosamides antibiotic. It is usually used to treat infections with anaerobic organism bacteria but can also be used to treat some protozoal diseases, such as malaria. It is a common topical treatment ...
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Linezolid (International Nonproprietary Name) is a synthetic antibiotic used for the treatment of serious infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria that are antibiotic resistance to several other antibiotics. A member of the 2-Oxazolidone class of dru...
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omplex formation Chloramphenicol...Inhibits peptide bon...
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" Aminoglycosides, linezolid..Inhibit initiation complex formation Chloramphenicol...Inhibits peptide bond formation Clindamycin/Erythromycin---inhibit... "

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Alternatively, glycopeptides, linezolid or doxycycline'....
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" ...on a lecture slide, it's stuff like 'MSSA: Use flucloxacillin or clindamycin. Alternatively, glycopeptides, linezolid or doxycycline'. I'm effectively just learning long words. I... "

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entered VRSA instead of MRSA and you should've seen the...
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" ...that entered VRSA instead of MRSA and you should've seen the panic. Linezolid would probably treat it. For MRSA we also use Bactrim and/or Clindamycin, depending on the sensitivities. If... "

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loramphenicol Transpeptidation/Translocation- Macrolides ,Cl...
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" ...ribosomal subunits (specifically translocation) Initiation- Linezolid Peptidyl transferase- Chloramphenicol... "

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uote: CA-MRSA isolates were more likely to b...
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" ...in a CDC paper: Quote: CA-MRSA isolates were more likely to ...vs. 4%, p0.01). Resistance to clindamycin was 5% in both groups. All CA-MRSA and CA-MSSA isolates were susceptible to... "

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clindamycin, streptogramins, novobiocin, and macrolides are...
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" ...synthetic. Beta-lactams, aminoglycosides, tetracyclines, chloramphenicol, clindamycin, streptogramins, novobiocin, and macrolides are ...to the synthetic antibiotics ciprofloxacin and linezolid, while... "

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d.minocycline e.clarithromycin What is DOC for B.fragi...
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" ...activity has been used in the management of B.fragilis abdominal abscess ? a.chloramphenicol b.clindamycin c.linezolid d.minocycline e.clarithromycin What is DOC for B.fragilis... "

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daptomycin... minor MRSA: Bactrim(tmp-smx), clindamycin or...
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" ...: sever infection : vancomycin -linezolid -daptomycin... minor MRSA:... "

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lternatively, glycopeptides, linezolid or doxycycline'. I...
" ...on a lecture slide, it's stuff like 'MSSA: Use flucloxacillin or clindamycin. Alternatively, glycopeptides, linezolid or doxycycline'. I'm effectively just learning long words. I... "

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Clindamycin, linezolid and Macrolides acts on...
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" Chloramfenicol, Clindamycin, linezolid and Macrolides acts on large... "

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