Zefadin Dosage/Direction for Use



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Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult: In severe infections it should be given parenterally, by deep intramuscular injection or intravenously by slow injection over 3 to 5 minutes or by infusion, in doses of 2 to 4 g daily in 4 individual doses; up to 8 g daily may be given parenterally.
Children: The daily oral dose is 25 to 50 mg/kg in 2 to 4 divided doses, although 75 to 100 mg/kg daily may be given for otitis media.
By injection, 50 to 100 mg/kg daily may be given in 4 divided doses, increasing to 300 mg/kg daily in severe infections.
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