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Types of Mrsa

First-Line Therapy
First-Line Therapy

Fifth-line therapy: quinupristin/dalfopristin (Synercid). In addition to the antibiotics listed above, a number of emerging therapies may be useful for the treatment of MRSA, including dalbavancin, telavancin (Vibativ, Theravance), and ceftobiprole. Oral antibiotics.

Fourth-Line Therapy: Linezolid
Fourth-Line Therapy: Linezolid

Third-line therapy: tetracycline or doxycycline/minocycline (Dynacin, Minocin). This agent is administered for 21 days. Fourth-line therapy: linezolid. Rifampin (Rifadin) may also be used. It is typically effective in combination with other drugs.

Second-Line Therapy: Clindamycin (Cleocin)
Second-Line Therapy: Clindamycin (Cleocin)

Second-line therapy: clindamycin (Cleocin). Keep in mind that the organism may develop resistance to this drug, particularly if it is resistant to erythromycin. Also remember that patients exposed to clindamycin are at risk for infection with

Third-Line Therapy: Tetracycline or Doxycycline/Minocycline (Dynacin, Minocin)
Third-Line Therapy: Tetracycline or Doxycycline/Minocycline (Dynacin, Minocin)

So, at least in my case, minocycline, keeps MRSA under control. I started taking 100 mg/ 2X day along with 300mg/day rifampin. After 3 months, I quit the rifampin and continued the minocycline.

source: drugs.com