Fluconazole - Neonatal Dosing

Post natal age less than or equal to 14 days

12 mg/kg/dose IV/PO q48h

Post natal age greater than 14 days

12 mg/kg/dose IV/PO q24h

Post natal age less than or equal to 7 days

12 mg/kg/dose IV/PO q48h

Post natal age greater than 7 days

12 mg/kg/dose IV/PO q24h

Consider prophylaxis only in extremely low birth weight infants (birthweight less than 1 kg)

Starting on day 3 of life:
3 mg/kg/dose IV/PO q72h and continue until 6 weeks of age or until IV access no longer required.