Given orally will exert local effects in the GI tract.
Respiratory tract infections
Urinary tract infections
Multiple daily doses (conventional dosing)
Resists degradation by most enzymes that inactivate gentamicin and tobramycin
Used with other antibiotics for septicemia and infections of burn wounds, other soft tissues, bone, UT, and CNS
Treat hepatic coma
Treat multi-drug resistant TB