Last reviewed 01/2018
- infections due to sensitive Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria. Surgical prophylaxis.
- penicillin sensitivity
- pregnancy and breast-feeding
- renal impairment
NB Beware false positive Coomb's test and urinary glucose.
- cephalosporin hypersensitivity
- see 'cephalosporins (general side-effects)'
Routes of administration: