Quinupristin/dalfopristin treats several types of bacterial infections. This medication may cause pain at the infusion site.

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Uses of Quinupristin/dalfopristin


Quinupristin/dalfopristin is used in the treatment of:

  • Staphylococcal Infections
  • Streptococcal Infections
  • Staphylococcal Skin Infections

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Quinupristin/dalfopristin Drug Class

Quinupristin/dalfopristin is part of the drug class:

Quinupristin/dalfopristin Interactions

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:


This is not a complete list of Quinupristin/dalfopristindrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Quinupristin/dalfopristin and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Quinupristin/dalfopristin falls into category B:

There are no well-done studies that have been done in humans with Quinupristin/dalfopristin. But in animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication, and the babies did not show any medical issues related to this medication.


In animal studies, pregnant animals were given Quinupristin/dalfopristin, and some babies had problems. But in human studies, pregnant women were given this medication and their babies did not have any problems related to this medication.

Quinupristin/dalfopristin Dosage

Take quinupristin/dalfopristin exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Quinupristin/dalfopristin dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Quinupristin/dalfopristin is available in the following doses:

  • Dalfopristin-quinupristin 350 Mg-150 Mg Intravenous Powder For Injection
  • Dalfopristin-quinupristin 420 Mg-180 Mg Intravenous Powder For Injection

Forms of Medication

Quinupristin/dalfopristin is available in the following forms:

  • Injectable Solution