Amikacin - Adult Dosing


  • 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.