Treatment of the following serious and life-threatening infections caused by the aforementioned organisms: Lower respiratory tract infections, including pneumonia.
Genitourinary infections eg, urinary tract infections and gonorrhea (particularly if penicillin-resistant).
Gynecologic infections, including pelvic inflammatory disease, endometritis and pelvic cellulitis.
Bacteremia and/or septicemia.
Skin and skin structure infections.
Intra-abdominal infections, including peritonitis.
Bone and/or joint infections.
Central nervous system infections eg, meningitis and ventriculitis.
Also for prophylaxis of certain postoperative infections in contaminated or potentially contaminated surgical procedures or in clean operations where infections would have serious effects.