Only on the advice of a Medical Microbiologist or Infection Specialist for:
- The treatment of multi-drug resistant gram-negative organisms causing or suspected of causing septicaemia, urinary tract infection or lower respiratory tract infection in adults.
Only on the advice of a Medical Microbiologist or Respiratory consultants for:
- The treatment of Burkholderia cepacia infections in situations where an alternative to ceftazidime or meropenem is required in adults.
May be used without specialist advice as an alternative to gentamicin if more than 72 hours intravenous therapy is required according to recommendations in the NHS Grampian empirical antimicrobial guidelines.
Not licensed for use in children.