Telavancin matches vancomycin for SSSIs but has more side effects

10/18/2011 | SkinAndAllergyNews.com

Telavancin and vancomycin had similar cure rates, 72% and 73%, respectively, for skin and skin structure infections in obese patients, though the serious adverse event rate was higher in the telavancin group (11% compared with 3%), according to an analysis of two late-stage trials.

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