General Spectrum of Activity
Perioperative pophylaxis in patients undergoing uncontaminated GI surgery, abdominal or vaginal hysterectomy, or cesarean section.
Medication cost calculated per day (24 hours) of therapy for the average adult dose (70kg) of 1g IV q8h.
Antimicrobial class: Cephalosporin (Second generation)
Average serum half life: 1.4 hr
Biliary penetration: Good
CSF penetration: Poor
Lung penetration: Good
Urine penetration: Good
Route of Elimination: Primarily urine