> 2 kg
0 - 7 days: 150 mg/kg/day IV/PO divided Q8H
> 7 days: 200 mg/kg/day IV/PO divided Q6H
< 2 kg
0 - 7 days: 100 mg/kg/day IV/PO divided Q12H
> 7 days: 150 mg/kg/day IV/PO divided Q8H
Concentration: 25 mg/mL
Taste: Unpleasant taste
Not all strengths of oral liquids are listed nor be available on the CHEO Formulary
Tablets or capsules are preferred especially over an unpleasant tasting oral liquid.
Not all strengths of oral tablets/capsules are listed and they are not all available on the CHEO Formulary.