Population pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic analyses of teicoplanin in Japanese patients with systemic MRSA infection.

BACKGROUND Teicoplanin is a glycopeptide antibiotic used for the treatment of MRSA infection. An initial loading dose of 400 mg every 12 hours for three doses is the standard dosing regimen. This study aimed to assess whether this regimen was appropriate based on the pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic (PK/PD) analyses in Japanese patients. METHODS We… CONTINUE READING