Gentamicin - Renal Dosing

Obese patients are dosed according to Dosing Body Weight (DBW).

Consult pharmacist or refer to "Additional Information" section for details.

Round to nearest 20 mg

60+ mL/min

7 mg/kg IV q24h

40 - 59 mL/min

7 mg/kg IV q36h

0 - 40 mL/min

Refer to conventional dosing

80+ mL/min

2 mg/kg IV q8h

50 - 79 mL/min

2 mg/kg IV q12h

20 - 49 mL/min

2 mg/kg IV q24h and consult pharmacist

0 - 20 mL/min

2 mg/kg IV once and consult pharmacist

Staphylococcal and Enterococcal Infections

1 mg/kg IV q8h

Streptococcal Infections

3 mg/kg IV q24h

Synergy dosing is based on Ideal Body Weight (IBW).

Consult pharmacist or refer to "Additional Information" section for details.

2 mg/kg IV once then 1 mg/kg IV qHD
Consult pharmacist

Synergy dosing: 1 mg/kg IV qHD

3 mg/kg IV load, then 2 mg/kg IV q24-48h
Consult pharmacist

Synergy dosing: 1 mg/kg IV q24h

2 mg/kg IV once and consult pharmacist