Neonatal cefoTAXime dosing

Note

The following dosing also applies to meningitis

Less than 1.2 kg

Post natal age less than or equal to 28 days:
50 mg/kg/dose IV q12h

Post natal age greater than 29 days:
50 mg/kg/dose IV q8h

1.2 to 2 kg

Post natal age less than or equal to 7 days:
50 mg/kg/dose IV q12h

Post natal age greater than 8 days:
50 mg/kg/dose IV q8h

Greater than 2 kg

Post natal age less than or equal to 7 days:
50 mg/kg/dose IV q8-12h

Post natal age greater than 8 days:
50 mg/kg/dose IV q6-8h

Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP)