2g IV q8-12h
Broad spectrum antimicrobial with gram positive and gram negative coverage including Pseudomonas.
Used especially nosocomial infections involving resistant organisms.
Empiric treatment of febrile neutropenia
Allergy (immediate & delayed), positive Coombs, cytopenias, non-convulsive status epilepticus
Antimicrobial class: 4th generation Cephalosporin
Pregnancy category: B
Average serum half life: 2.0
Biliary penetration: Moderate
CSF penetration: Therapeutic
Lung penetration: Therapeutic
Urine penetration: Therapeutic