Ertapenem

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C. diff Risk

Medium

Oral Bioavailability

NA

Approximate Cost

Dosing

1 g IV q24h

General Information

Adverse Effects

Immediate and delayed-type allergy

GI disturbance

Cytopenias, eosinophilia, positive Coombs

Liver enzyme abnormalities

Pharmacology

Antimicrobial class: Carbapenem

Pregnancy category: B