Vancomycin IV - General Pediatric Dosing

General dosing

Infants and children: 60 mg/kg/DAY IV divided q6-8h; maximum 4 g/DAY
(q6h interval is preferred unless patient has active renal impairment)

Adjust dose based on serum drug concentration - see drug monitoring section for details.

Mild to Moderate Infections

40-60 mg/kg/DAY IV divided q6-8h

Severe Infections (sepsis, osteomyelitis), Meningitis (< 6 mo. of age)

60 mg/kg/DAY IV divided q6-8h

Meningitis (6 mo. of age and older)

80 – 100 mg/kg/DAY IV divided q6-8h