Docusate sodium Colace

> 12y 50-400 mg day PO q6-24h caps 50,100, 250 mg oral soln 10 mg mL, 50 mg mL B. Magnesium hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 0.5 mL kg dose or 2-5 year 5-15 mL 6-12y 15-30 mL > 12y 30-60 mL PO prn. C. Hyperosmotic soln (CoLyte or GoLytely) 15-20 mL kg hr PO NG. D. Polyethylene glycol (MiraLax) 3-6 year 1 tsp powder dissolved in 3 ounces fluid PO qd-tid 6-12 year 1 2 tablespoon powder dissolved in 4 ounces fluid PO qd-tid > 12 year one tablespoon powder dissolved in 8 ounces fluid PO qd-tid E....

Chemotherapy Induced Nausea Dexamethasone

10 mg m2 dose (max 20 mg) IV x 1, then 5 mg m2 dose (max 10 mg) IV q6h prn inj 4 mg mL, 10 mg mL -Dronabinol (Marinol) 5 mg m2 dose PO 1-3 hrs prior to chemotherapy, then q4h prn afterwards. May titrate up in 2.5 mg m2 dose increments to max of 15 mg m2 dose. cap 2.5, 5, 10 mg -Granisetron (Kytril) 10-20 mcg kg IV given just prior to chemotherapy (single dose) inj 1 mg mL Adults (oral) 1 mg PO bid or 2 mg PO qd tab 1 mg -Metoclopramide (Reglan) 0.5-1 mg kg dose IV q6h prn. Pretreatment with...

Otitis Externa Pseudomonas gram negatives proteus

-Polymyxin B neomycin hydrocortisone (Cortisporin otic susp or solution) 2-4 drops in ear canal tid-qid x 5-7 days. otic soln or susp per mL neomycin sulfate 5 mg polymyxin B sulfate 10,000 units hydrocortisone 10 mg in 10 mL bottles) . The suspension is preferred. The solution should not be used if the eardrum is perforated. Malignant Otitis Externa in Diabetes (Pseudomonas) -Ceftazidime (Fortaz) 100-150 mg kg day IV IM q8h, max 12gm day OR -Piperacillin (Pipracil) or ticarcillin (Ticar)...

Aminophylline and theophylline

Concomitant drugs eg, erythromycin or carbamazepine may increase serum theophylline levels by decreasing drug metabolism. -Aminophylline loading dose 5-6 mg kg total body weight IV over 20-30 min 1 mg kg of aminophylline will raise serum level by 2 mcg mL . -Aminophylline maintenance as continuous IV infusion based on ideal body weight 1-6 month 0.5 mg kg hr 6-12 month 0.6-0.75 mg kg hr 1-10 year 1.0 mg kg hr 10-16 year 0.75-0.9 mg kg hr gt 16 year 0.7 mg kg hr...