tedizolid phosphate

This medicine is authorised for use in the European Union.


Sivextro is an antibiotic used in patients from 12 years of age to treat acute (short-term) bacterial infections of the skin and of skin structures (tissue below the skin) such as cellulitis (infection of the skin and the tissue underneath), skin abscesses (a swollen area on the skin where pus has collected) and wound infections.

Before using Sivextro, doctors should consider official guidance on the appropriate use of antibiotics.

Sivextro contains the active substance tedizolid.

This EPAR was last updated on 23/04/2021

Authorisation details

Product details
Agency product number
Active substance
tedizolid phosphate
International non-proprietary name (INN) or common name
tedizolid phosphate
Therapeutic area (MeSH)
  • Soft Tissue Infections
  • Skin Diseases, Bacterial
Anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) code
Publication details
Marketing-authorisation holder
Merck Sharp & Dohme B.V.
Date of issue of marketing authorisation valid throughout the European Union
Contact address

Waarderweg 39
2031 BN Haarlem
The Netherlands

Product information

11/03/2021 Sivextro - EMEA/H/C/002846 - II/0037


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Pharmacotherapeutic group

  • Antibacterials for systemic use

  • Other antibacterials

Therapeutic indication

Sivextro is indicated for the treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSI) in adults and adolescents 12 years of age and older.

Assessment history

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