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dicloxacillin

125-500mg p.o. q.i.d.

2

Augmentin

500mg p.o. q8h x 10 days (basically tid, amoxicillin + clavulanate)

3

Clavulin

500 mg p.o. q8h x 10 days (basically tid,amoxicillin + clavulanate)

4

amoxicillin

500 mg p.o. q8h x 10 days (basically tid)

5

cephalexin (Keflex)

250-500mg p.o. q6h (1 g/day divided by 4 so qid)

6

cefaclor (Ceclor)

250-500mg p.o. q8h (basically tid)

7

erythromycin

500mg p.o. q.i.d. x 7 days (ORAL)

8

clarithromycin (Biaxin)

500mg p.o. q.i.d. x 7 days (ORAL)

9

azithromycin (Zithromax)

250mg p.o. qd x 5 days (ORAL) OR 1g once

10

azithromycin (Azasite)

1 gt b.i.d. x 2 days THEN 1 gt qd x 5 days

11

tetracycline HCl (anti-infective dose)

250mg q.i.d. x 2-6 weeks (ORAL)

12

tetracycline HCl (anti-inflammatory dose)

250mg q.d. x ?? (ORAL)

13

doxycycline (anti-infective)

100 mg p.o. bid (ORAL)

14

doxycycline (anti-inflammatory)

20-50mg p.o. q.d. x ?? (ORAL)

15

Polytrim (0.1% trimethoprim, polymixin B)

1 gt q3-4h x 7 days

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Ciloxan (0.3% ciprofloxacin) - for conjunctivitis, drops

1-2 gtt q2h while awake x 2 days THEN 1-2 gtt q4h while awake x 5 days

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Ciloxan (0.3% ciprofloxacin) - for conjunctivitis, ointment

1/2" ribbon tid x 2 days THEN 1/2" ribbon bid x 5 days

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Ciloxan (0.3% ciprofloxacin) - for corneal ulcer, drops

Day 1: 2 gtt q15min for first 6 hours, 2 gtt q30min for rest of day | Day 2: 2gtt q1h | Day 3-14: 2gtt q4h

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Ciloxan (0.3% ciprofloxacin) - for corneal ulcer, ointment

1/2" ribbon q1-2h x 2 days THEN q4h x 12 days

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Zymar (0.3% gatifloxacin)

Day 1-2: 1gt q2h while awake (up to 8 drops) | Day 4-7: 1 gt q.i.d.

21

Zymaxid (0.5% gatifloxacin)

Day 1-2: 1gt q2h while awake (up to 8 drops) | Day 4-7: 1 gt b.i.d.-q.i.d.

22

Vigamox (0.5% moxifloxacin)

1 gt t.i.d. x 7 days

23

Besivance (0.6% besifloxacin, suspension)

1 gt t.i.d. x 7 days (4-7h apart)

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Fucithalmic (fusidic acid)

bid

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fortified antibiotics

q15-30min for first 24 hrs THEN q1h-q4h THEN regular formulation