Please see the following sections for appropriate dosing of each antibiotic.
Pre-Operative Antimicrobial Prophylaxis
Post-Operative Antimicrobial Prophylaxis
We recommend weight based dosing for:
2gm for patients <120 kg
3gm for those > 120 kg
1gm for patients <120 kg
2gm for those > 120 kg
Except for orthopedic open fracture procedures in which all patients will get 2gm.
1gm for patients <80 kg
1.5gm for patients 81kg-120 kg
2gm for patients >120 kg
5mg/kg ideal body weight (adjusted body weight for obese patients or actual body weight in patients whose actual body weight is less than their ideal body weight) with a MAX dose of 500mg.