General Spectrum of Activity
First Line Indications
Appropriate use includes treatment of serious gram-negative infections when other antimicrobials are unsuitable due to resistance profile.
Oral bioavailability is ~99% and oral route should be used if there is a functioning gastrointestinal tract.
Concentration: 50 mg/mL. NOTE: extemporaneous compound may not be available at all community pharmacies
Not all strengths of oral liquids are listed nor be available on the CHEO Formulary
Not all strengths of oral tablets/capsules are listed and they are not all available on the CHEO Formulary.