Cefotaxime
Neonatal

Neonatal

Note

Infuse over 20 minutes

<1200g

Age 0-4 wk

50 mg/kg/dose IV Q12H

1200-2000g

Age 0-7 days

50 mg/kg/dose IV Q12H

>7 days

50 mg/kg/dose IV Q8H

>2000g

Age 0-7 days

50 mg/kg/dose IV Q12H

>7 days

50 mg/kg/dose IV Q8H

Age >28 Days

All Infants: 50 mg/kg/dose IV Q8H