Necrotising Fasciitis (Antimicrobial)

Warning

Duration
Review every 12 hours and reconsult as necessary.

Notes
SEEK URGENT SURGICAL OPINION AND CONSULT MICROBIOLOGIST.
Notifiable disease – contact local Health Protection Team.

Drug details

IV meropenem 2g

3 times daily

AND IV clindamycin 1·2g

4 times daily

Last reviewed: 23/05/2019

Next review date: 23/05/2022

Author(s): Antimicrobial Management Team.

Approved By: TAM Subgroup of ADTC

Reviewer name(s): Alison Macdonald, Area Antimicrobial Pharmacist.

Document Id: AMT170