Infections & Infestations
International Brand Name:
1 GM; 2 gm; 125 mg; 250 mg; 500mg
In treatment of:
Surgical Prophylaxis,bacteria,Endometritis,Gonorrhea,Gynaecological and obstetrical infections including pelvic cellulitis,infections in immunocompromised patient;infections w/ multi-resistant pathogens; intraabdominal infections including peritionitis; Meningitis and ventriculltis;Specticemia
1.Pain after I.M. injection & thrombophlebitis after I.V. injection.
7.Pseudo membranous colitis
10.Elevated liver enzymes
1.Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins
2.Along with other nephrotoxic drugs
3.Pseudo membranous colitis
2.Patient allergic to penicillins
Synergy with aminoglycosides.
Adults: 1g to 2gm I.M. or I.V. two times daily to four times daily.
Children: 50 to 100 mg/kg/day I.M or I.V. two times daily to four times daily.
Neonates: 50mg/kg I.V. two times daily in first week & three times daily in next three weeks
Maximum adult dose: Up to 12gm/day
Maximum child dose: 200mg/kg/day three times daily or four times daily
Gonorrhea: 1gm, once daily, I.M.