General Spectrum of Activity
Targeted therapy of ESBL infections and other resistant gram-negative infections.
Empiric therapy when broad spectrum of carbapenems is desired without the need for anti-pseudomonal activity.
Monitor hematopoietic, renal, and hepatic function; periodically for patients with prolonged therapy.
Antimicrobial class: Carbapenem
Pregnancy category: B
Average serum half life: 4 hours
Biliary penetration: Moderate
Lung penetration: Therapeutic
Urine penetration: Therapeutic