"There is a risk for dosing errors with the dual antibacterial ceftolozane/tazobactam (Zerbaxa, Cubist Pharmaceuticals) due to confusion about the drug strength displayed on the vial and carton labeling, the US Food and Drug Administration "...
A study of children under six years of age suggested that ingestion of less than 250 mg/kg of cephalosporins is not associated with significant outcomes. No action is required other than general support and observation. For amounts greater than 250 mg/kg, induce gastric emptying.
In five anuric patients, it was demonstrated that an average of 63% of a 1 g oral dose is extracted from the body during a 6 to 8 hour hemodialysis session.
Cefadroxil (cefadroxil (cefadroxil hemihydrate) hemihydrate) is contraindicated in patients with known allergy to the cephalosporin group of antibioticsThis monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 7/31/2007
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