Pneumonias and Nosocomial Pneumonias, Urinary Tract Infections, Intra-abdominal Infections, Gynaecological Infections such as endometritis, Skin and Skin Structure Infections, Meningitis, Septicaemia, Empiric treatment for presumed infections in adult patients with febrile neutropenia and other polymicrobial infections.
Dosage & Administration:
Adults: In the treatment of pneumonia, UTI, gynecological infections such as endometritis, skin and skin structure infections- 500 mg IV every 8 hours. In the treatment of nosocomial pneumonias, peritonitis, presumed infections in neutropenic patients, septicaemia- 1 g IV every 8 hours, In cystic fibrosis- doses up to 2 gm every 8 hours, In meningitis- 2 gm every 8 hours.
Below 3 months-
In Sepsis: 20 mg/kg/dose IV