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Encephalitis

Aciclovir 20 mg/kg iv 8H (age 12y)

2

Meningitis Age >2months

Ceftriaxone 50 mg/kg/dose (2g) iv 12H

3

Meningitis Age

Cefotaxime 50 mg/kg (2g) iv 6H + Benzylpenicillin 60 mg/kg iv 12 H (wk 1 of life) 6-8H 4H (>wk 4 of life)

4

Meningococcal prophylaxis

Rifampicin 10 mg/kg (600 mg) po 12H for 2d

5

Orbital cellulitis

Flucloxacillin 50 mg/kg (2 g) iv 6H AND
Ceftriaxone 50 mg/kg/dose (2g) iv 12H

6

MILD Periorbital cellulitis

Amoxycillin/Clavulanate (400/57 mg per 5 mL)
0.3 mL/kg (11 mL) po 12H

7

Moderate Periorbital cellulitis

Flucloxacillin 50 mg/kg (2 g) iv 6H

8

SEVERE Periorbital cellulitis

Flucloxacillin 50 mg/kg (2 g) iv 6H AND
Ceftriaxone 50 mg/kg/dose (2g) iv 12H

9

Peritonitis

Ampicillin 50 mg/kg (2 g) iv 6H and
Gent 7.5 (6 if >10y) mg/kg (360 mg) iv daily and
Metronidazole 15 mg/kg (1 g) iv stat, then 7.5 mg/kg (500 mg) iv 8H

10

Giardiasis

Metronidazole 30 mg/kg (2 g) po daily for 3d

11

UTI and SICK

Benzylpenicillin 60 mg/kg (2 g) iv 6H and
Gent 7.5 (6 if >10y) mg/kg (360 mg) iv daily

12

UTI and not sick and >6mo

Trimethoprim 4 mg/kg (150 mg) tablets po 12H or
if syrup necessary then Co-trimoxazole
(8/40 mg per mL) 0.5 mL/kg (20 mL) po 12H

13

Tonsillitis

consider no antibiotics
phenoxymethylpenicillin/Penicillin V 250 (500 if >10y) mg po 12H for 10d

14

Otitis media

Consider no antibiotics for 48 hrs (especially if >2y old) or
Amoxycillin 15 mg/kg (500 mg) po 8H

15

Pertussis

Clarithromycin 7.5 mg/kg (for child > 1month) up to 500 mg po 12H for 7d
(No Clarithromycin syrup available at present)

Azithromycin 10 mg/kg (for infant

16

Pneumonia mild

Amoxycillin 15 mg/kg (500 mg) po 8H or
Roxithromycin 4 mg/kg (150 mg) po 12H If considering Mycoplasma

17

Pneumonia moderate

Benzylpenicillin 60 mg/kg (2 g) iv 6H and
Roxithromycin 4 mg/kg (150 mg) po 12H If considering Mycoplasma

18

Pneumonia Severe

Flucloxacillin 50 mg/kg (2 g) iv 4H and
Gent 7.5 (6 if >10y) mg/kg (360 mg) iv daily and
Azithromycin 15 mg/kg (500 mg) iv stat then 5mg/kg iv daily If considering Mycoplasma

19

Adenitis

Flucloxacillin 50 mg/kg (2 g) iv 6H

20

Bites mild/moderate

Amoxycillin/Clavulanate (400/57 mg per 5 mL)
0.3 mL/kg (11 mL) po 12H

21

Bites: Severe

Ticarcillin/clavulanate 50mg/kg (3g) iv 6H

22

Cellulitis Mild

Cephalexin 25mg/kg (500mg) po 6H

23

Cellulitis Mod/severe

Flucloxacillin 50 mg/kg (2 g) iv 6H

24

Impetigo

Mupirocin 2% ointment 8H if localised or
Cephalexin 25mg/kg (500mg) po 12H

25

Head lice

1% Permethrin liquid or cream rinse

26

scabies

5% Permethrin cream (treat all family)

27

Osteomyelitis/Septic arthritis

Flucloxacillin 50 mg/kg (2 g) iv 4-6H

28

Septicamia (ie sick child)
(with normal CSF)

Flucloxacillin 50 mg/kg (2 g) iv 4H and
Gent 7.5 (6 if >10y) mg/kg (360 mg) iv daily

29

Septicaemia (ie sick child)
(with unknown CSF)

Flucloxacillin 50 mg/kg (2 g) iv 4H and
Cefotaxime 50 mg/kg (2 g) iv 6H