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Clindamycin Hydrochloride Dosage

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Clindamycin Hydrochloride Dosage

Available as clindamycin hydrochloride, clindamycin palmitate hydrochloride, and clindamycin phosphate; dosage expressed in terms of clindamycin.

Clindamycin Hydrochloride Pediatric Patients

General Dosage in Neonates

Clindamycin Hydrochloride Oral

Oral Solution: Manufacturer recommends 8–12 mg/kg daily for serious infections, 13–16 mg/kg daily for severe infections, and 17–25 mg/kg daily for more severe infections.121

Daily dosage is given in 3 or 4 equally divided doses.121 In children weighing ≤10 kg, manufacturer recommends a minimum dosage of 37.5 mg 3 times daily.
Neonates <1 week of age: AAP recommends 5 mg/kg every 12 hours in those weighing ≤2 kg or 5 mg/kg every 8 hours in those weighing >2 kg.

Neonates 1–4 weeks of age: AAP recommends 5 mg/kg every 12 hours in those weighing <1.2 kg, 5 mg/kg every 8 hours in those weighing 1.2–2 kg, and 5–7.5 mg/kg every 6 hours in

those weighing >2 kg.

Clindamycin Hydrochloride IV or IM

Manufacturer recommends 15–20 mg/kg daily given in 3 or 4 equally divided doses.139 The lower dosage may be adequate for small, premature neonates.

Neonates <1 week of age: AAP recommends 5 mg/kg every 12 hours in those weighing ≤2 kg or 5 mg/kg every 8 hours in those weighing >2 kg.

Neonates 1–4 weeks of age: AAP recommends 5 mg/kg every 12 hours in those weighing <1.2 kg, 5 mg/kg every 8 hours in those weighing 1.2–2 kg, and 5–7.5 mg/kg every 6 hours in

those weighing >2 kg.
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