Antimicrobials
Cefoxitin

Cefoxitin

High
N/A
$22-33/day

Spectrum of Activity

Dosing

General Information

  • Lower respiratory tract abscesses
  • Gynecologic infections (PID, entdometritis)
  • Surgical prophylaxis

Alternative option instead of cefoxitin for pelvic inflammatory disease is Ceftriaxone + Metronidazole

Antimicrobial class: Intravenous Cephamycin (placed in 2nd generation Cephalosporin)

Pregnancy category: B

Average serum half life: <1 hour

CSF penetration: Poor

Route of Elimination: Mostly renal