Use ideal body weight for dosing in most cases.
Use adjusted body weight for obese patients (BMI ≥30 kg/m2)
Multiple Daily Dose Amikacin
7.5 mg/kg every12 hr IV or IM
Once Daily Dose Amikacin (Preferred)
15 mg/kg every 24 hr IV or IM
7.5-10 mg/kg every 24 hr
Reminder Amikacin levels cannot be processed in house and must be sent out. Expect a turn around time of approximatley 48 hours.