cefonicid sodium

cefonicid sodium

[sēfon′isid]
a parenteral cephalosporin-type antibiotic.
indications It is prescribed for bacterial infections of the lower respiratory or urinary tract, skin, bones, and joints; septicemia; and surgical prophylaxis.
contraindications A history of allergy to cephalosporins or acute anaphylactic or urticarial reactions to penicillin prohibit its use.
adverse effects Among the more serious adverse reactions are pain and phlebitis at the injection site and occasionally allergic reactions and GI effects.