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Quinupristin and Dalfopristin

Basics

Name

Quinupristin and Dalfopristin

Pronunciation

(kwi NYOO pris tin & dal FOE pris tin)

Brand Names: US

  • Synercid

Therapeutic Category

  • Antibiotic, Streptogramin

Medication Safety Issues

High alert medication:

The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) includes this medication (intrathecal administration) among its list of drugs that have a heightened risk of causing significant patient harm when used in error.

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