"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Orbactiv (oritavancin), a new antibacterial drug to treat adults with skin infections.
Orbactiv is approved to treat patients with acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSS"...
- Clean and dry the skin areas to be treated.
- Apply a thin film of medication to the affected areas. Use sparingly, avoiding eyes and mouth. If medication accidentally enters eyes, rinse thoroughly with tap water.
- Discard pledget after single use. Do not use if the seal is broken.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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