Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®
Cefiderocol injection is used to treat complicated urinary tract infection (including pyelonephritis) in patients who have limited or no other treatment options. It is also used to treat hospital-acquired bacterial pneumonia and ventilator-associated bacterial pneumonia (HABP/VABP). This medicine is an antibiotic. It works by killing bacteria or preventing their growth. However, this medicine will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections.
This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of your doctor.
This product is available in the following dosage forms:
Portions of this document last updated: Feb. 01, 2023