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Antibiotic dosing


Antibiotic dosing

  • Adult ( > 30 kg ):
    • Ampicillin – 2 grams
    • Cefazolin – 1 gram
    • Clindamycin – 600 mg
    • Vancomycin – 1 gram
  • Pediatric ( < 30 kg ):
    • Amoxicillin – initially 50 mg/kg then 25 mg/kg 6 hours later
    • Ampicillin – same as amoxicillin
    • Cefazolin – 50 mg/kg, repeat 6 hours later
    • Clindamycin – initially 10 mg/kg then 5 mg/kg 6 hours later
    • Gentamicin – 2 mg/kg
    • Vancomycin – 20 mg/kg

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