Do NOT use this regime for:
- Pregnant women
- Children under 16 years
- Urology surgery prophylaxis patients
- ANY patient who has ascites, limb amputation, cystic fibrosis, endocarditis, major burns, Cisplatin Chemotherapy, renal transplant.
- Creatinine clearance <30ml/min seek advice from pharmacy.
As easy as 1-2-3-4-5 (when you know how)
- Request/Care Plan
- Click: Add
- Search: Gentamicin
- Select: MEDS Gentamicin
- Select: Appropriate Loading dose
- Dose = 7 x body weight (kg) (use the lowest of Actual OR Ideal Body Weight)