Meropenem - Neonatal Dosing

≤ 2 kg

  • 0 - 14 days: 20 mg/kg/dose Q12h

  • > 14 days: 20 mg/kg/dose Q8h

>2 kg

  • 0 - 14 days: 20 mg/kg/dose Q8h

  • > 14 days: 30 mg/kg/dose Q8h

If meningitis suspected:

  • 40 mg/kg/dose Q8H