A 38-year-old member asked:
Disclaimer

what antibiotics will stop a vancomycin intermediate staphylococcus aurius infection?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is: A good choice in this situation.
Answered on Nov 30, 2012

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Vanis
44 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No easy answer!: Depends on age, location (prosthesis, injury), other conditions that may have precipitated infection. Whether there is any sequestered infection in th ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Usually not: Vancomycin orally treats c.Diff. Intravenous vancomyin might disrupt the bacterial flora and lead to overgrowth.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: It depends on the size and other symptoms, but this treatment is often standard and necessary.
1
1 thank
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Here are some ...: Why did you have semen culture? For male infertility with low sperm motility? If so, you may try it and see. If not and no symptoms, I would not pound ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month