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Table 7 Oral antibiotic dosage

From: Italian consensus on the therapeutic management of uncomplicated acute hematogenous osteomyelitis in children

Antibiotic Recommended dose
Cephalexin 100 mg/kg daily in 4 divided doses (max daily dosage 4 g)
Amoxicillin-clavulanate 80 mg/kg daily in 3 divided doses (max daily dosage 2 g)
Amoxicillin 75–100 mg/kg daily in 3 divided doses (max daily dosage 3 g)
Clindamycin 30–40 mg/kg daily in 3–4 divided doses (max daily dosage 1.8 g)
TMP-SMX 8 mg/kg daily of TMP in 2 divided doses (max daily dosage 320 mg of TMP)
Rifampicin 10–20 mg/kg daily in 1–2 divided doses (max daily dosage 600 mg)