2g IV q8h for severe infections
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Therapy of gram negative infections including Pseudomonas, particularly in patients with penicillin and cephalosporin allergy or when there is no alternative susceptible agent.
Nebulized form used in cystic fibrosis patients.
Empiric therapy for febrile neutropenia.
Monitor liver enzymes
Elevated liver enzymes
Phlebitis at injection site
Antimicrobial class: Monobactam
Pregnancy category: B
Average serum half life: 2.0
Biliary penetration: Moderate
Lung penetration: Therapeutic
Urine penetration: Therapeutic