Clinically used for the infections due to susceptible pathogens:
– Respiratory tract infections :pneumonia,bronchitis,pulmonary suppuration, pyothorax
– Otorhinolaryngologic infections
– Renal and urinary tract infections: pyelonephritis, prostatitis, cystitis, urethritis.
– Urogenital infections, especially for gonorrhea and soft chancre.
– Abdominal infections: peritonitis, biliary and gastrointestinal infections
– Joints, soft tissue, skin and wound infections
– Burn infection
– Pre-surgical prophylaxis