0 - 7 days: 15 mg/kg/day IV divided Q8H
> 7 days: 20 mg/kg/day IV divided Q6H
1.2 - 2 kg
0 - 7 days: 10 mg/kg/day IV divided Q12H
> 7 days: 15 mg/kg/day IV divided Q8H
< 1.2 kg
Toxic shock syndrome to inhibit toxin production
May be considered in combination with a beta-lactam antibiotic for treatment of confirmed abscesses of the head and neck as an alternative to metronidazole
Concentration: 15 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.