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Drug Guide


    For severe infections suspected to be resistant to other antibiotics
  • Mechanism of Action
  • A beta lactam antibiotic that inhibits bacterial cell wall synthesis.
  • Broken down by beta lactamase enzymes produced by some bacteria.

Clinical Use

  • Indications
  • Hospital-acquired pneumonia
  • Complicated UTI
  • Intra-abdominal infections (peritonitis)
  • Complicated skin/bone/soft tissue infections
  • Meningitis
  • Septicaemia
  • Febrile neutropaenia
  • Bacterial endocarditis
  • Adverse Effects
  • Rare.
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