Cefotaxime - Pediatric Dosing

Meningitis

50 mg/kg/dose IV every 8 hr. On day of life 8: change to 50 mg/kg/dose IV every 6 hr

Serious Infection

50 mg/kg/dose IV every 12 hr. On day of life 8: change to 50 mg/kg/dose IV every 8 hr

Meningitis

50 mg/kg/dose IV every 6 hr. On day of life 29: change to 75 mg/kg/dose IV every 6 hr

Serious Infection

50 mg/kg/dose IV every 8 hr. On day of life 29: change to 50 mg/kg/dose IV every 6 hr

Meningitis

75 mg/kg/dose IV every 6 hr
(max 2 grams/dose)

Serious Infection

50 mg/kg/dose IV every 6 hr
(max 2 grams/dose)