Cephalosporins

Antimicrobial Paediatric Dose Cost ($)/Day
cephalexin 40mg/kg/d PO div qid 5.88
  100mg/kg/d PO div qid 1.80 - 14.70
cefazolin 75-150mg/kg/d IV div q8h 4.85 - 6.46
cefoxitin 80-160mg/kg/d IV div q6h 16.96 - 33.92
cefuroxime axetil 20-30mg/kg/d PO div bid 2.72 - 4.08
cefuroxime 100-150mg/kg/d IV div q8h 53.04 - 79.56
cefixime 8mg/kg/d PO div q12-24h 3.41
cefotaxime 100-200mg/kg/d IV div q6-8h 16.66 - 33.32
meningitis/CNS infections 300mg/kg/d IV div q6h 50.06
cefprozil 15-30mg/kg/d PO div bid 1.74 - 3.49
ceftriaxone 50-100mg/kg/d IV div q12-24h 12.49 - 24.98
meningitis/CNS infections 100mg/kg/d IV div q12h 24.98
ceftazidime 100-150mg/kg/d IV div q8h 45.85 - 68.78
cefepime 100-150mg/kg/d IV div q8h 30.20 - 45.29

CNS = central nervous system