Renally cleared, requires dosage adjustment with changes in renal function. Consult a pharmacist for renal dosing.
Empiric Therapy for Febrile Neutropenia in patients who have a penicillin allergy or who are clearing methotrexate
Allergy (immediate or delayed), eosinophilia, thrombocytopenia, neutropenia
Transient liver function test increase, diarrhea
Antimicrobial class: Parenteral cephalosporin 4th generation
Average serum half life: 1.7 hours
Route of Elimination: Renal clearance (60 % unchanged)