Drug Dosage Calculation Programs

This section provides a weight based drug calculator for pediatric dosages. By selecting the appropriate drug program and entering patient weight, recommended dosages are presented. These drug programs are provided for informational purposes for qualified health care professionals. The hospital will not assume responsibility for the continued currency of the information, any errors or omissions, and/or any consequences arising from use of the information outside of CHEO. CHEO has taken reasonable steps to ensure dose accuracy. However, changes in drug therapy can occur. Hospitals and healthcare practitioners should confirm and follow the doses and product information set out by the drug manufacturer.

The information contained on this website is provided for informational purposes only, as a guide to assist physicians, nurses and other healthcare providers in deciding on the appropriate care required for a particular patient. At all times, physicians, nurses and other healthcare providers must exercise their independent clinical judgment, based on their knowledge, training and experience, taking into account the specific facts and circumstances of each patient, when deciding on the appropriate course of investigation and/or treatment to recommend in a particular clinical situation.

CHEO has made every effort to ensure that the information contained on this website is as current and accurate as possible. However, changes can occur due to ongoing research and the constant influx of new information. Where possible, hospitals and healthcare practitioners should verify the information before acting on it.

Reliance on any information in this website is at the user's own risk. CHEO is not responsible or liable for any harm, loss or other consequences from the use or misuse of the information on this website.