Staphylococcus Epidermidis
Staphylococcus Epidermidis
Symptoms and
treatment
Symptoms and
treatment

Staphylococcus Epidermidis treatment


Antibiotics are active against the Staphylococcus Epidermidis

NameDosage
Levofloxacin250 - 750 mgsonce a day
Norfloxacin400 mgstwice a day for 7-14 days
Grepafloxacin400 - 600 mgsonce a day for 7 - 10 days
Moxifloxacin400 mgsonce a day intravenously
Linezolid400 - 600 mgstwice a day for 10-14 days ( enterococcal infections - 600 mgs for 14 - 28 days)
Ciprofloxacin500 mgstwice a day for 7 - 14 days
MupirocinIntranasally.Apply to the affected area up to 3 times a day for 10 days.
Cefepime500 mgs - 1 gtwice a day for 7 - 10 days
Doxycycline200 mgs at first day, 100 mgs at other days5 - 10 days
Vancomycin500 mgs - 1 g500 mgs every 6 hours, 1g every 12 hours
Tobramycin1 mgs/kg1-3 times a day for 5 - 10 days
CefazolinIntramuscular, intravenous. 1-4 g / day (max - 6 gramm a day)2-3 times a day for 7-10 days
Cefotaxime1 - 2 gevery 8 - 12 hours
Fosfomycin3 g at 2 hour before a meal at night1 - 2 times
Lomefloxacin400 mgs (up to 600-800 mgs)twice a day for 10 - 14 days
Clindamycin150-450 mgs3-4 times a day for 10-14 days
Rifampicin450 - 900 mgsonce a day at 1 hour before a meal for 7 - 10 days
Ceftriaxone1 - 2 g once a daynot more than 10 days. The introduction of the drug is recommended to continue for another 2-3 days after normalization of body temperature and symptoms disappear.
Cefalexin250 - 500 mgs2-4 times a day before a meal for 7 - 14 days
PiperacillinIntramuscular, intravenous. 2 - 4 g every 6-12 hours7 - 10 days
Ceftazidime1 - gevery 8 hours at least 5 days
Cefoperazone2 - 4 g (max 8 g)at least 10 days
Azithromycin250 - 500 mgsonce a day at least 1 hour before or 2 hours following a meal
CefamandoleIntramuscular, intravenous. 0,5-1 g (max daily dose - 12 g)3-6 times a day for 10-14 days.
Mafenide1,5-2 mm layer of ointment or cream1 - 5 weeks
Meropenem500 mgs - 1 gevery 8 hours
Azelaic acidCream or gel is applied to previously cleaned the affected skin and rub 2 times a day for a few months