General Spectrum of Activity
DO NOT use for cefazolin-sensitive systemic infections or complicated urinary infections due to E. coli, K. pneumoniae, or P. mirabilis.
Monitor fever, CBC, renal and hepatic functions, previous hypersensitivity to other beta-lactam antibiotics.
Monitor signs of serum-sickness-like reactions; antibiotic-associated diarrhea, other superinfections.
Antimicrobial class: 1st Generation Cephalosporin
Pregnancy category: B
Biliary penetration: Moderate
CSF penetration: Poor
Lung penetration: Moderate
Urine penetration: Therapeutic
Attribution: Antimicrobial information adapted from Horizon Health Network