ZINFORO® (ceftaroline fosamil)

Prescribing information is available at the bottom of this page.

Consideration should be given to official guidance on the appropriate use of antibacterial agents. Organisms that are resistant to ZINFORO® can occur at variable rates between countries and between healthcare facilities within countries. If ZINFORO® is commenced before susceptibility test results are available, then local information on the risk of encountering resistant organisms should be taken into consideration.

Abbreviations: AMR, antimicrobial resistance; MoA, mode of action

Reference: 1. ZINFORO®. Summary of Product Characteristics. 

ZINFORO® 600 mg powder for concentrate for solution for infusion – SPC
Legal category: POM.   Basic NHS cost: 10 vial pack £375.00.

Vancomycin – SPC
Legal Category: POM       Basic NHS Cost: 500 mg 10 vial pack £8.50, 1000 mg 10 vial pack £17.25


Date of Preparation: June 2018