Penicillin G (parenteral) - Neonatal Dosing

Less than or equal to 2 kg

0.05 million units/kg/dose IV q12h

Greater than 2 kg

0.05 million units/kg/dose IV q8h

Less than 1.2 kg

0.05 million units/kg/dose IV q12h

1.2 to 2 kg

0.05 million units/kg/dose IV q8h

Greater than 2 kg

0.05 million units/kg/dose IV q6h

Post natal age less than or equal to 7 days

0.083-0.15 million units/kg/dose IV q8h

Post natal age greater than or equal to 8 days

0.125 million units/kg/dose IV q6h

Post natal age less than or equal to 7 days

0.05 million units/kg/dose IV q12h

Post natal age greater than or equal to 8 days

0.05 million units/kg/dose IV q8h