Note: Brand is not available in US market.
This medication is a second-generation broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic, prescribed for respiratory infections, including pneumonia, urinary tract infections, peritonitis, skin and skin structure infections, bone and joint infections.
IM/IV- Dosage Adults: The usual dosage range is 500 mg to 2 g every 4 to 8 hours.
Pediatric Patients (3 months of age and older) 50 to 100 mg/kg/day in equally divided doses
It comes as a solution for injection, to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein or muscle.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney or liver impairment, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• Monitor kidney or liver function regularly while taking this medication.
• Gastrointestinal :
Nausea and vomiting.
• Hypersensitivity : Rash, hives, eosinophilia, and drug fever.
• Severe : Kidney damage.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature (25°C).
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