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Doctors' Answers to "Frequently Asked Questions" - Lorabid
Lorabid [posted 1/6/99]
Answer: Lorabid is a synthetic antibiotic belonging to the class of Beta-lactam drugs. Carbacephem, to be specific. It is one of the newer antibiotics and is supposed to get to some of the more resistant type organisms. However, it is more expensive. Side effects are nausea, diarrhea, and allergic reactions (pretty similar in side effects to penicillin).
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