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Can my child take quinupristin-dalfopristin?

If your child is a teenager aged 16 years or over, quinupristin-dalfopristin may be used in cases of serious skin infections caused by bacteria susceptible to it. However, the safety or effectiveness of this drug in younger children has not been determined, so a child is younger than 16, should not take this combination antibiotic.

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