Quinupristin and Dalfopristin
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Quinupristin and Dalfopristin?

(kwi NYOO pris tin & dal FOE pris tin)

• This medicine is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Irritation where the shot is given.

• Headache.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.

• Diarrhea. Yogurt, Bifidobacterium bifidum, or Lactobacillus acidophilusmay help. These products are available at health food stores or in some pharmacies.

• Joint pain.

• Muscle pain.

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