Generic Name Indication Mechanism of Action Contraindication NursingConsideration
750mg IV every 8hrsPrevent infection thatwill occur because of difficulty to urinateInhibits bacterial cellwall synthesis, thuspromoting osmoticinstability whicheventually leads tobacterial cell deathContraindicated inpatienthypersensitivity todrug or other cephlosporins.
Nausea & vomiting,headache, dizziness,loose stools, itching
obtain specimen for culture & sensitivitytest before giving firstdose.>Assess patient for allergic reaction andanaphylaxis.
check for signs &symptoms of asuperinfections,especially if clienttakes high doses of cephalosporin for prolonged period.>monitor vital signs,urine output,laboratory results,report abnormalfindings