Special Medications

-Ticarcillin or piperacillin 3 gm IV q4-6h, and either metronidazole (Flagyl) 500

mg q8h or cefoxitin (Mefoxin) 1-2 gm IV q6h. -Ampicillin 1-2 gm IV q4-6h and gentamicin 100 mg (1.5-2 mg/kg), then 80

mg IV q8h (3-5 mg/kg/d) and metronidazole 500 mg IV q8h. -Ticarcillin/clavulanate (Timentin) 3.1 g IV q4-6h (single agent). -Imipenem/cilastatin (Primaxin) 1.0 gm IV q6h (single agent). -Piperacillin/tazobactam (Zosyn) 3.375 IV q6h. -Ampicillin/sulbactam (Unasyn) 1.5-3.0 gm IV q6h.

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