Appropriate use includes treatment of serious gram-negative infections when other antimicrobials are unsuitable due to resistance profile.
Oral bioavailability is 80-90% and oral route should be used if there is a functioning gastrointestinal tract.
Concentration: 100 mg/mL
Taste: Metallic taste
Not all strengths of oral liquids are listed nor be available on the CHEO Formulary
Tablets or capsules are preferred especially over an unpleasant tasting oral liquid.
Not all strengths of oral tablets/capsules are listed and they are not all available on the CHEO Formulary.