Synercid is a restricted antimicrobial.
Restricted drugs consist of those agents that have been reviewed by the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and rejected for addition to the formulary due to lack of demonstrated therapeutic efficacy or safety, unnecessary therapeutic duplication, and/or pharmacoeconomic impact. In addition, one or more therapeutic alternatives exist and are currently on the formulary.
The use of restricted antimicrobials is strongly discouraged. ID consultation MUST be obtained for ALL non-formulary antimicrobials, per policy HS1444