Cefotaxime - General Pediatric Dosing

Ceftriaxone is preferred over cefotaxime in infants > 1 months of age

100-200 mg/kg/24h IV divided q6-8h
Maximum: 2 g/dose OR 12 g/24h

200-300 mg/kg/24h IV divided q6h
Maximum: 2 g/dose OR 12 g/24h