This medication is a cephalosporin antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections such as lower respiratory tract infections, pelvic inflammatory disease, endometritis, skin and skin structure infections, and others. It works by fighting against the bacteria in the body.
Adult: IV/IM - The recommended dose is 1-2 g 4-12 hourly. Max: 12 g/day.
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, liver, or gastrointestinal disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breast-feeding.
• Avoid long-term use of this medication; otherwise it may cause secondary infection.
• Local :
Injection site inflammation, pain, induration, and tenderness.
• Hypersensitivity : Rash, itching, fever, eosinophilia, hives, and shock.
• Gastrointestinal : Diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at controlled room temperature (15-30°C).
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