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Table 3.3

Generic (brand)Dosage formRoute of administration Common dosage
Cefazolin (ancef) Injection IM, IV 250 mg-1 g taken every 6,8, or 12 hours (dosing depends on type of infection being treated) also given prior to during surgical procedures Pediatric: 25-50 mg/kg/day in divided doses Adult: 250-750 mg every 6 hours
Cefaclor (ceflor) Tablet, chewable tablet, capsule, oral suspension Oral Pediatric: 20-40 mg/kg/day in divided doses every 8 hours Adult: 250 mg every 8 hours of 375-500 mg every 12 hours
Cefdinir (omnicef) Capsule, oral suspension Oral Pediatric: 7 mg/kg/ day every 12 hours or 14 mg/kg every 24 hours Adult: 300-600 mg every 12-24 hours
Cefixime (suprax) Oral suspension Oral Pediatric: 8 mg/kg/day adult: 400 mg a day
Cefotetan (cefotan) Injection IM,IV 500 mg-3 g every 12 hours
Cefoxitin (mefoxin) Injection IV 1-2 g every 6-8 hours Also given prior to/during surgical procedures
Cefuroxime (zinacef) Tablet, oral suspension, injection Oral, IM, IV PO: Pediatric: 20-30 mg/kg/day divided twice a day Adult: 250-1,000 mg twice a day IV: 750mg-1.5g every 8 hours Also given prior to/during surgical procedures
Cefditoren (spectracef) Tablet Oral 200-400mg twice a day
Cefotaxime (claforan) Injection IM, IV IM: 0.5g-1g single dose (for gonorrhea) IM/IV: 1-2 every 4-12 hours depending on severity of infection
Ceftazidime (fortex, tazidime) Injection IM, IV Pediatric:30-50 mg/kg every 8-12 hours Adult: 1-2 g every 812 hours
Ceftibuten (cedax) Capsule, oral suspension Oral 400 mg once a day
Cefttiaxone (rocephin) Injection IM,IV Pediatric: 50-76 mg/kg once or twice a day Adult: 1-2g once or twice a day
Cefepime (maxipime) Injection IV 1-2g every 8-12 hours
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