Paediatric Doses  

Last updated 20.05.13

 

 

-  Paracetamol: 15mg/kg QID

-  Ibuprofen: 10mg/kg TDS-QID

-  Ferrous Sulphate: 0.5ml PO Daily (150mg/5mls)

-  Pentavite: 0.45mls PO Daily

-  Prednisolone: 1mg/kg PO Daily (5mg/ml)

-  Salbutamol: x6 puffs <6yrs, x12 puffs >6yrs

-  BenPen IV/IM in Neonates: week 1 = BD, week 2-4 = 6-8/24

-  Infection: 60mg/kg

-  GBS: 120mg/kg

-  Gentamicin IV in Neonates: 4mg/kg <32weeks gestation 36hrly, >32 weeks 24hrly

-  Cefotaxime IV/IM in Neonates: 50mg/kg

-  Preterm week 1: BD

-  Term week 1: BD-TDS

-  Week 2-4 (term or pre): 6-8/24

-  24% Sucrose: 0.5-1ml PO, Max 5mls/day

 

 

 

 

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