Infectious Disease Compendium

Loracarbef (Lorabid®)

Dosing

CrCl Formula

CrCl > 80: 400 mg po q 12.

CrCl 80-50: 400 mg po q 12.

CrCl 50-10: 400 mg po q 24.

CrCl < 10: 400 mg po q 72.

Hemodialysis:

Peritoneal dialysis:

Important side effects

Important drug interactions

Rants and Screeds

Pearls

Treatment of choice

Use for

All the usual piddly out-patient illnesses: Bronchitis, Cellulitis, Otitis media, Pharyngitis/tonsillitis, Pneumonia, Sinusitis, UTI.

Don't use for

Class

1-carbacephem beta-lactam.