75-100mg/kg/DAY divided q8h. Max:1500mg/dose
100-200mg/kg/DAY divided in q6-8h. Max:1500mg/dose
20-30mg/kg/DAY divided q12h. Max:500mg/dose
0 - 2 kg2+ kgIV 50mg/kg/DOSE q12hIV 50mg/kg/DOSE q12h
0 - 2 kg2+ kgIV 50mg/kg/DOSE q8-12h.IV 50mg/kg/DOSE q8h.
Renally cleared, requires dosage adjustment with changes in renal function. Consult a pharmacist for renal dosing.
Community acquired pneumonia
Allergy (immediate & delayed), positive Coombs, cytopenias, GI upset, diarrhea, abnormal liver enzymes
Antimicrobial class: 2nd Generation Cephalosporin
Average serum half life:
Pediatrics: 1.4-1.9 hours.
Route of Elimination: 66-100% as unchanged drug in urine by both glomerular filtration and tubular secretion