General Spectrum of Activity
Monitor fever, symptomatic improvement, CBC, and hepatic and renal functions.
Check for previous hypersensitivity to other beta-lactam antibiotics.
Monitor signs of antibiotic-associated diarrhea, and of serum-sickness-like reactions.
Antimicrobial class: 3rd Generation Cephalosporin
Pregnancy category: B
Average serum half life: 2.5 hours
Urine penetration: Therapeutic
Lung penetration: Therapeutic
Use with caution in patients with history of gastrointestinal disease, especially colitis, and hypersensitivity to penicillins.