|THE FORMULARY SYSTEM:
3.5 RESERVED ANTIMICROBIAL DRUGS
The Reserved Antimicrobial Drug (RAD) programme is a mechanism for controlling and monitoring the use of select antimicrobial drugs. Selected antibiotics are reserved for hospital-approved indications on the recommendation of the Antibiotic Use Subcommittee of the Drugs and Therapeutics Committee. The current reserved drugs include cefotaxime, ceftazidime, ceftriaxone, ciprofloxacin IV, ertapenem, imipenem, linezolid IV/PO, meropenem, moxifloxacin IV, piperacillin-tazobactam, ticarcillin-clavulanate,
1. Prescribes a
reserved antibiotic according to hospital approved indications.