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Lincosamides (Dosage)

In this article we will discuss Lincosamides (Dosage)

In this article, we will discuss Lincosamides (Dosage). So, let’s get started.

Lincosamides

Clindamycin hydrochloride 20-30 mg/kg/day q 6-8 hr oral, 20-40 mg/kg/day q 6-8 hr IV. Dilute for slow infusion over 30 min. Useful for MRSA, anerobic infections, P.carinii, pneumonia and toxoplasma encephalitis.

Adult doses: 150-450 mg q 6-8 hr.

Caution: Pseudomembranous colitis. Avoid coadministration with erythromycin.

(Dalcinex, dalacin-c, clincin caps 150 mg, 300 mg; inj dalacin, climycin 150 mg per ml in 2 ml, 4 ml ampoules, erytop, cleargel and clindapene (1%) gel for acne).

Lincomycin 30-60 mg/kg/day q 8 hr oral. 10-20 mg/kg/day q 8-12 hr IM, IV.

Adult dose: 250-500 mg q 8 hr oral; 600 mg single dose IM, 600 mg q 8-12 hr IV.

Caution: Pseudomembranous colitis, TEN syndrome, DRESS (Drus Reaction with Eosinophilia and Systemic symptoms) syndrome.

(Lynx, lincosa, lincosin, lysin caps 250 mg, 500 mg; syrup 125 mg per ml; inj 300 mg per ml, 1 ml, 2 ml amp).

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