General Spectrum of Activity
Monitor fever, CBC, previous hypersensitivity to other beta-lactam antibiotics, hypersensitivity to other beta-lactam antibiotics, signs of antibiotic-associated diarrhea and serum-sickness-like reactions.
Monitor liver and renal functions.
Antimicrobial class: 2nd Generation Cephalosporin
Pregnancy category: B
Average serum half life: 0.8 hour
Discontinuation may be required in Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea.
Use caution in patients with history of gastrointestinal disease particularly colitis; hypersensitivity to penicillins; renal impairment.