Susceptible infections, Respiratory tract infections, Abdominal infections, Skin and soft tissue infections, Pelvic infections, Bacterial endocarditis, Peritonitis, Septicaemia, Biliary tract infections
Adult: Serious infections: 200-300 mg/kg/day in divided doses. Life-threatening infections: Up to 350 mg/kg/day. Max: 24 g/day.
Prophylaxis of infection during surgery
Adult: 4 g pre-operatively, followed by 2 further doses every 6 hr.
Adult: 1-2 g IM/IV as a single dose. Probenecid 1 g may be given orally at the same time or up to 30 min before the inj.
Uncomplicated urinary tract infections
Adult: 1.5-2 g IM/IV every 6 hr.