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Synercid Dosage

Generic name: dalfopristin and quinupristin
Drug class: Streptogramins

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  INJ

Skin/skin structure infections, complicated bacterial

[7.5 mg/kg/dose IV q12h]
Info: for infections due to MSSA or Strep. pyogenes

Infections, serious/life-threatening VREF

[7.5 mg/kg/dose IV q8h]
Info: for pts w/ limited or no alternative tx options; VREF = vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium

Renal dosing

[no adjustment]
renal impairment: no adjustment
HD/PD: no adjustment; no supplement

Hepatic dosing

hepatic impairment: consider decr. dose, amount not defined


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