General Spectrum of Activity
Prophylaxis/treatment of bite wounds.
Polymicrobial infections of the respiratory tract or abdomen.
Skin and soft tissue infections.
For prolonged therapy, monitor liver enzymes and function.
Increased risk of rash with allopurinol
Tablets can be crushed and given via NG tube; Liquid also available
Available Strengths (IV):
Use promptly once reconstituted; once diluted in NS solutions are stable for 60 minutes at room temperature, 4 hrs refrigerated
Open Benefit: No prescribing restrictions
Antimicrobial class: Aminopenicillin + Beta-lactamase inhibitor
Pregnancy category: B
Average serum half life: 1 hour
Biliary penetration: Therapeutic
Lung penetration: Therapeutic
Urine penetration: Therapeutic