II. Indications

  1. Peritonitis
  2. Anaerobic Bacteria infection

III. Activity spectrum

IV. Adverse Effects

V. Directions

  1. May take with or without food

VI. Dosing: Child

  1. Preterm Infant
    1. Intravenous: 15 mg/kg/day IV divided tid
  2. Term Infant and Child
    1. Intravenous: 20-40 mg/kg/day IV divided q6-8 hours
    2. Oral: 8-20 mg/kg/day divided tid to qid

VII. Dosing: Adult

  1. Oral: 150-450 mg PO qid
  2. Intramuscular: up to 600 mg PO q8 hours
  3. Intravenous: 600 to 900 mg IV q8 hours

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