Assess if Dalbavancin or Oritavancin Can Expedite Discharges

You’ll hear the IV antibiotics dalbavancin (Dalvance) or oritavancin (Orbactiv) promoted to prevent or reduce hospital stays.

Think of these like a long-acting vancomycin. But they’re usually given as a single dose...and only labeled for skin infections.

They cover similar organisms as vancomycin...plus oritavancin covers the most common strain of vancomycin-resistant enterococci.

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