General Spectrum of Activity
Infections caused by susceptible gram-positive and gram-negative organisms.
Perform renal, hepatic, and hematopoietic function tests, periodically during prolonged therapy.
Obtain susceptibility testing in patients with Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections.
Antimicrobial class: Carbapenem
Pregnancy category: C
Average serum half life: 1 hour
Unstable at alkaline or acidic pH, given parenterally.
Not suitable for outpatient prolonged infusion therapy.