Tedizolid is used to treat bacterial skin and skin structure infections. It belongs to the family of medicines called antibiotics. It works by killing bacteria or preventing their growth.
Sivextro is a drug used to fight bacteria. This may include skin infections in adults. To enhance the effectiveness of the drug and to reduce a possible resistant, the medicine should only be administered for infections highly suspected to have been caused by susceptible bacteria.Since it only acts on bacterial infections it should not be applied for the treatment of viral infections. Sivextro works by building a 50S bacterial ribbon which inhibits the functions of proteins.