What is the prophylaxis regimen for endocarditis in patients unable to take oral medications?

Updated: Feb 05, 2018
  • Author: Mary L Windle, PharmD; Chief Editor: Karlheinz Peter, MD, PhD  more...
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Ampicillin

Adult dose: 2 g IV/IM

Pediatric dose: 50 mg/kg IV/IM; not to exceed 2 g/dose


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