Class: Antibacterials: Cephalosporins (Anti-infectives)
Mechanism of Action:
Molecular Formulae: C22H22N6O7S2.5H2O = 636.7
Precautions: Cephalosporin hypersensitivity.
Indications/Uses: Respiratory tract infections including lung infections in cystic fibrosis and pneumonia. skin and soft tissue, urinary, bone and joint infections. peritonitis, febrile neutropenia.
Interactions: Risk of nephrotoxicity with aminoglycosides, frusemide.
Side Effects: Pain at injection site. hypersensitivity reactions. gastro-intestinal disturbances. candidiasis.