Table 2A.

Extrapolating Pediatric Dosing from Adults—Gentamycin Paradigm for Renal Eliminated Drugs

Extrapolated dosing
 Weight-adjusted1 mg/kg every 8 h
 BSA-adjusted2 mg/kg every 8 h
Recommended dosing
 Premature neonate2.5 mg/kg every 12–24 h
 Term neonate2.5 mg/kg every 8–12 h
 Infant/child2.5 mg/kg every 8 h