TABLE 2

Some Empiric Antimicrobial Agents for Parenteral Treatment of UTI

Antimicrobial AgentDosage
Ceftriaxone75 mg/kg, every 24 h
Cefotaxime150 mg/kg per d, divided every 6–8 h
Ceftazidime100–150 mg/kg per d, divided every 8 h
Gentamicin7.5 mg/kg per d, divided every 8 h
Tobramycin5 mg/kg per d, divided every 8 h
Piperacillin300 mg/kg per d, divided every 6–8 h