Amikacin - 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 50 mg

60+ mL/min

15 mg/kg IV q24h

40 - 59 mL/min

15 mg/kg IV q36h

0 - 40 mL/min

Refer to conventional dosing

50+ mL/min

7.5 mg/kg IV q12h

20 - 49 mL/min

7.5 mg/kg IV q24h and consult pharmacist

0 - 20 mL/min

7.5 mg/kg IV once and consult pharmacist

Not recommended. Use gentamicin.

7.5 mg/kg IV qHD
Consult pharmacist

10 mg/kg IV load,
then 7.5 mg/kg IV q24-48h
Consult pharmacist

7.5 mg/kg IV once and consult pharmacist