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Dosages of Aminoglycosides

Dosages of Aminoglycosides

Aminoglycoside

Dosage, Route, and Frequency

Gentamicin

6–12 mg/kg/day, IM or SC

Kanamycin

25–30 mg/kg/day, IM or SC

Streptomycin/dihydrostreptomycin

15–25 mg/kg/day, IM or SC

Amikacin

15–22 mg/kg/day, IM or SC

Netilmicin

6–12 mg/kg/day, IM or SC

Neomycin

15 mg/kg, PO, once to twice daily

0.5–1 g/day/quarter (intramammary)