Adult 2-4 g in 2 divided doses 12 hrly, may be increased up to 8 g daily in severe or refractory infections. Childn 40-80 mg/kg/day in divided doses 6-12 hrly, may be increased up to 160 mg in severe or refractory infections.
Hypersensitivity to penicillins, sulbactam & cephalosporins.
Overgrowth of nonsusceptible organisms. Hepatic dysfunction, renal impairment.
Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, maculopapular rash, urticaria, eosinophilia, drug fever.