to moderate mized infections (i.e.; intra-abdominal, urinary tract, gynecological, lower respiratory tract, skin, bone, joint,
septicemia, streptococcal and gonococcal infections)
strains of anaerobic cocci, H.
influenzae, Clostridium species, Klebsiella
species, P aeruginosa, Proteus species (including P. miribalis and enterococci),
E. coli, Streptococcus faecelis, Bacteriodes species (including B.
fragilis), Serratia species, N.
Reactions (Side Effects):
by IV or IM injection
grams every 4-6 hours as a 20-30 minute IV infusion (max daily
dose is 24 grams)
IM doses to 2 grams per site
duration of therapy is 7-10 days