CefTRIAXone

C. diff Risk

High

Oral Bioavailability

NA

Approximate Cost

NA

General Information

First Line Indications

  • Since CefTRIAXone is active against Streptococci, only use in combination with Ampicillin if additional coverage for Listeria monocytogenes is required. See meningitis guidelines.

  • De-escalation to more narrow spectrum therapy is recommended when possible