Infectious Disease Compendium

Cephradine (Velosef®)

Dosing

CrCl Formula

CrCl > 80: 250 mg - 1.0 g q 6 h.

CrCl 80-50: 250 mg - 1.0 g q 6 h.

CrCl 50-10: 500 mg q 6 h.

CrCl < 10: 250 mg q 12 h.

Hemodialysis: 250 mg before, then q 36 - 48 h.

Peritoneal dialysis: 500 mg q 6 h.

Important side effects

Important drug interactions

Rants and Screeds

Pearls

Treatment of choice

Use for

Appendectomy, Cellulitis, Furuncles, Osteomyelitis, Otitis media, Streptococcus pneumoniae pneumonia, Pneumonia, surgical prophylaxis, Pharyngitis, UTI.

Don't use for

Class

First generation cephalosporin.