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Pericarditis

Pericarditis Possible therapeutic alternatives

Bacterial Pericarditis

 
Hospitalized patient:

Vancomycin 1 gram  ivpb q12h (patient-specific dosing required - target trough 15-20 mcg/ml) 
PLUS
(Ceftriaxone 2 gm IV q24h or
Cefepime 2 gm IV q12h)

Penicillin allergic:
Ciprofloxacin 400mg IVPB q12h 
PLUS
Vancomycin 1 gram  ivpb q12h (patient-specific dosing required - target trough 15-20 mcg/ml) 

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Pericarditis