2015 Dose Chart

 

 

Class

 

Antibiotic

 

Usual Dose (a)

 

Cost/Day (c)

 

Pencillins

 

Penicillin G

 

 

Ampicillin

Nafcillin

Amp/Sulbactam

Pip/Tazobactam

 

1M MU X 1

IV 1 MU q 4h

IV 3 MU q 4h

IV 1gm q 6h

IV 1gm q 4h

IV 3gm q 6h

IV 4.5gm q 8h

IV 3.375 gm q 6h

 

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Cephalosporins

 

Cefazolin

Cephalexin

Cefotaxime

 

Cetriaxone

Ceftazidime

 

Cefepime

 

IV 1gm q 8h

PO 500mg q 6h

IV 1gm q 8h

IV 2gm q 8h

IV 1gm q 24h

IV 1gm q 8h

IV 2gm q 8h

IV 1gm q 12h

IV 2gm q 12h

 

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Aminoglycosides

 

Gentamicin

Tobramycin

Amikacin

 

IV 3-7 mg/kg/d

IV 3-7 mg/kg/d

IV 12.5-20 mg/kg/d

 

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Others

 

Ertapenem

 

Imipenem

Meropenem

 

Doripenem

 

 

Aztreonam

Levofloxacin

 

 

 

Vancomycin

Metronidazole

 

Clindamycin

 

 

Trimeth/Sulfa

 

Doxycycline

 

Linezolid

 

Daptomycin

Tigecycline

Ciprofloxacin

Nitrofurantoin

Tetracycline

 

IV/IM 1 gm q 24h

IV 500mg q 24h

IV 500mg q 8h

IV 500mg q 8h

IV 1gm q 8h

IV 500 mg q8h

IV 250 mg q8h

IV 250 mg q12h

IV 1 gm q 8h

IV 500mg q 24h

IV 750mg q 24h

PO 500mg q 24h

PO 750mg q 24h

IV 1gm q 12h

IV 500mg q 6h

PO 250mg q 6h

IV 600mg q 6h

IV 900mg q 8h

PO 300mg q 6h

IV 10mg q 6h

PO 1 DS q 12h

IV 100mg q 12h

PO 100mg q 12h

IV 600mg q 12h

PO 600mg q 12h

IV 4mg/kg q 24h

IV 50 mg q 12 h

PO 250mg q 12h

PO 100mg q 12h

PO 250 mg q 6-12h

 

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