Gentamicin Dosing q24hr

Severity Factor Dose for serious infection (3)

Dose when infection is life threatening (5)
Renal Factor Serum Creatinine <= 1 mg/dL (1)

Serum Cr. 1.1-1.3 mg/dL (0.8)

Serum Cr. 1.4-1.6 mg/dL (0.65)

Serum Cr. 1.7-1.9 mg/dL (0.55)

Serum Cr. 2.0-2.2 mg/dL (0.5)

Serum Cr. 2.3-2.5 mg/dL (0.4)

Serum Cr. 2.6-3.0 mg/dL (0.35)

Serum Cr. 3.1-3.5 mg/dL (0.3)

Serum Cr. 3.6-4.0 mg/dL (0.25)

Serum Cr. 4.1-5.1 mg/dL (0.2)

Serum Cr. 5.2-6.6 mg/dL (0.15)

Serum Cr. 6.7-8.0 mg/dL (0.1)
Decimal Precision:
Dose = Weight * SeverityFactor * RenalFactor
  • Equation parameters such as Severity Factor have two or more discrete values that may be used in the calculation. The numbers in the parentheses, e.g. (3), represent the values that will be used.
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