General Spectrum of Activity
A broad spectrum of activity allows use for many types of infections (e.g. appendicitis, diverticulitis, peritonitis).
Infection of skin and/or subcutaneous tissue.
Infectious disease of abdomen.
Pelvic inflammatory disease.
Obtain WBC count to indicate whether the infection is clearing.
Perform culture and susceptibility tests before initiating therapy.
Monitor hepatic function in patients with hepatic impairment at regular intervals.
Major drug-drug interactions
Antimicrobial class: Antibiotic, Beta-Lactamase Inhibitor, Aminopenicillin
Pregnancy category: B
Average serum half life: 1 hour
Lung penetration: Therapeutic
CSF penetration: Therapeutic
Biliary penetration: Therapeutic