General Spectrum of Activity
Broad spectrum antimicrobial with gram positive and gram negative coverage including Pseudomonas.
Used especially nosocomial infections involving resistant organisms.
Medication cost calculated per day (24 hours) of therapy for the average adult dose (70kg) of 1-2g IV q12h.
Antimicrobial class: 4th generation Cephalosporin
Pregnancy category: B
Average serum half life: 2 hours
Biliary penetration: Moderate
CSF penetration: Therapeutic
Lung penetration: Therapeutic
Urine penetration: Therapeutic