||Neonatal Drug Therapy Manual
Amoxicillin and Clavulanic Acid
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- Infection due to susceptible organisms
- Prophylaxis of urinary tract infections in patients awaiting VCUG
- PO: administer at the start of the feed
- Treatment: 30 mg/kg/day (of amoxicillin component) divided Q12H
- Prophylaxis: 15 mg/kg/day (of amoxicillin component) once daily
- GI: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
- Hematologic: transient neutropenia, thrombocytopenia, anemia
- Hepatic: liver enzymes elevated
Parameters to Monitor:
- With prolonged therapy, monitor renal, hepatic and hematologic functions periodically
Reconstitution and Stability:
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