General Spectrum of Activity
Prophylaxis/treatment of bite wounds.
Polymicrobial infections of the respiratory tract or abdomen.
Skin and soft tissue infections.
Covers Gram-negative anaerobes and does not need to be used in combination with metronidazole.
For prolonged therapy, monitor liver enzymes and function.
Increased risk of rash with allopurinol.
Cost based on 875mg PO BID.
Antimicrobial class: Aminopenicillin + Beta-lactamase inhibitor
Pregnancy category: B
Average serum half life: 1 hour
Urine penetration: Therapeutic
Lung penetration: Therapeutic
Biliary penetration: Therapeutic