Class: Antibacterials: Cephalosporins (Anti-infectives)
Mechanism of Action:
Molecular Formulae: C19H25ClN6O5S2.HCl.H2O = 571.5
Precautions: Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins.
Indications/Uses: Urinary tract, respiratory and skin infections by susceptible organisms; 1-2g by injection in mild to moderate infections, severe infections upto 4g.
Interactions: Probenecid decreases excretion.
Side Effects: Diarrhoea. nausea. vomiting. headache. allergic reactions. rarely pseudomembranous colitis.