General Spectrum of Activity
Pathogen-directed therapy of Streptococcal and Enterococcal infections as well as susceptible gram negative infections.
Commonly used for respiratory infections.
Allergy/rash (immediate or delayed)
Note EBV related rash
Allopurinol - increased rash.
Cost based on dose of 500mg PO TID.
Antimicrobial class: Aminopenicillin
Pregnancy category: B
Average serum half life: 1 hour
Urine penetration: Therapeutic
Lung penetration: Therapeutic
CSF penetration: Use ampicillin instead
Biliary penetration: Therapeutic