TABLE 3

Some Empiric Antimicrobial Agents for Oral Treatment of UTI

Antimicrobial AgentDosage
Amoxicillin-clavulanate20–40 mg/kg per d in 3 doses
Sulfonamide
    Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole6–12 mg/kg trimethoprim and 30-60 mg/kg sulfamethoxazole per d in 2 doses
    Sulfisoxazole120–150 mg/kg per d in 4 doses
Cephalosporin
    Cefixime8 mg/kg per d in 1 dose
    Cefpodoxime10 mg/kg per d in 2 doses
    Cefprozil30 mg/kg per d in 2 doses
    Cefuroxime axetil20–30 mg/kg per d in 2 doses
    Cephalexin50–100 mg/kg per d in 4 doses